Not Just The Peanut Man

The young child known as the "Plant Doctor" tended his secret garden while observing the day-to-day operations of a 19th century farm. Nature and nurture ultimately influenced George on his quest for education to becoming a renowned agricultural scientist, educator, and humanitarian.

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Plan Like a Park Ranger

Cast concrete bust of George Washington Carver by Audrey Corwin in 1952.

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Welcome to the Park!

Watch the park orientation film.

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2024 Schedule of Park Special Events

Come join us in 2024 for our outstanding Special Events.

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Calendar of Activites

You are encouraged to visit the park and experience the many excellent programs and activities that are available.

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Education Programs

We invite you to participate in one of our curriculum based education programs or one of our other educational opportunities.

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African American Heritage

Learn about how the National Park Service honors African American heritage.

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Be A Junior Ranger

Earn a junior ranger badge by learning about George Washington Carver.

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NPS Wellness Challenge

Learn more about the National Park Service Wellness Challenge located at George Washington Carver NM.

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Storytelling Day 2024

Celebrating the founding of the National Park Service, storytellers will focus on the compelling narratives of U.S. culture and history.

Last updated: July 14, 2024

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5646 Carver Road
Diamond, MO 64840



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