Diane Eilenstein: “George Washington Carver: America’s Leonardo da Vinci.”
Born a slave in southwest Missouri and then abducted by outlaws, orphaned, and shunned at the local school, George Washington Carver persevered to become one of the nation’s finest scientists and inventors. Join rangers from the George Washington Carver National Monument for a look at Carver’s life, his efforts to help African American farmers, and his contributions to American society. Reservations at (816) 252-7228.
Same program to be repeated at 6:00 p.m. at the North Independence Community Room 1, 317 W. 24 Highway, Independence, MO. Reservations at (816) 252-0950.