George Washington Carver National Monument, Diamond

#34 of 195 in Museums in Missouri
George Washington Carver National Monument is located in Newton County in southwest Missouri and is composed of the tract of land that was the 240-acre farm of Moses Carver. The farm was the birthplace and childhood home of George Washington Carver, the distinguished African American scientist and educator who become known for his work at the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama.
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  • My wife and I had a wonderful afternoon here. The museum is first class. George Washington Carver is an inspirational person who was born a slave but became a famous scientist and college professor. W...  more »
  • I had been to this national park before on a school field trip in the 70’s. There has been much improvement since then. It was raining the day we went so the trails were not an option but my parents a...  more »
  • We went as part of a field trip with our church's Vacation Bible School. We had a picnic on the well kept grounds on the sturdy and clean picnic tables. Then we went inside where a park ranger taught our children about George Washington Carver and directed them in making peanut milk. She was very knowledgeable and patient and kind with the children. The walking trail allows the feel of walking in nature while providing the safety of a clearly marked path.
  • George Washington Carver, an intelligent man. He respected God, people and the earth. He was a brilliant scientist. I do not know the reason he is not studied in schools. This would be a great place to have a family reunion.

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