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George Washington Carver National Monument
George Washington Carver National Monument © NPS / Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
A bust of George Washington Carver by Audrey Corwin in 1952.
George Washington Carver National Monument © RuggyBearLA / CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
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GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER NATIONAL MONUMENT
GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER NATIONAL MONUMENT
5646 Carver Road
Diamond, Missouri   64840
(lat:36.9866 lon:-94.3555) map location

Phone: 417 325-4151
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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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George Washington Carver National Monument is located near Carthage, Joplin and Neosho


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Directions
From Interstate 44, drive south on either: Interstate 49: Exit at Diamond (exit 35), then drive five miles east on highway V, and drive ? mile south on Carver Road to the park entrance. Highway 59: In Diamond, turn west on highway V and drive for 2 miles, and drive ? mile south on Carver Road to the park entrance.

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