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George Washington Carver National Monument     

courtesy of the National Park Service

Contact Information:
George Washington Carver National Monument 
5646 Carver Road
Diamond, MO 64840
417-325-4151
http://www.nps.gov/gwca/

Size: 210 acres

Location: George Washington Carver National Monument is located 2 miles west of Diamond, Missouri, on Highway V, then south 0.5 miles on Carver Road.

Description: The birthplace and childhood home of George Washington Carver, African-American agronomist, educator, and humanitarian, include a museum, Discovery Center, a trail passing the birthplace site, Boy Carver statue, restored 1881 Moses Carver House, and the Carver family cemetery.

 

George Washington Carver National Monument 
courtesy of the National Park Service

Activities: Programs vary throughout the year and include themes dealing with George Washington Carver's life and interests. 

Operating Hours: The park is open daily all year from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

History: Authorized on July 14, 1943. 

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