(Diamond, MO) – George Washington Carver National Monument invites you to attend a presentation, “African American Trailblazers,” set for November 5 and 6 at 1:00 pm in the park’s visitor center.
Join a park ranger and learn about contributions made by African American trailblazers in the fields of politics, law, medicine, literature, and education. Explore details of the pioneering achievements made by Mary McLeod Bethune, Dr. Charles Drew, Bessie Coleman, Paul Dunbar, Maggie Walker, Thurgood Marshall, Shirley Chisholm, and many others.
About George Washington Carver National Monument:
Administered by the National Park Service, an agency of the Department of the Interior, George Washington Carver National Monument preserves the birthplace and childhood home of George Washington Carver, scientist, educator, and humanitarian. Please call the park at 417.325.4151 between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm for further information. Visit our website at www.nps.gov/gwca and Facebook page. The park is located two miles west of Diamond, Missouri, on Highway V, then south ¼ mile on Carver Road.
About the National Park Service:
About the National Park Service. More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for the 423 parks in the National Park System and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Visit us at www.nps.gov, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/nationalparkservice, on Twitter at www.twitter.com/natlparkservice, and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/nationalparkservice.
Diane Eilenstein, Acting Supervisory Park Ranger
George Washington Carver National Monument