George Washington Carver National Monument


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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George Washington Carver National Monument:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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George Washington Carver National Monument

Address:5646 Carver Rd
Diamond, MO 64840

Phone:417-325-4151
Fax:417-325-4231
Web: www.nps.gov/gwca/
Size: 210 acres.
Established: Authorized on July 14, 1943.
Location:2 miles west of Diamond, Missouri, on Highway V, then south 0.5 miles on Carver Road.
Facilities:Picnic area, rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Hiking, guided tours and programs.
Special Features: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.

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The George Washington Carver National Monument is a 210-acre national monument that includes rolling hills, woodlands, and pasture.
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