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Events Calendar

George Washington Carver: America’s da Vinci
Mon, FEB 03, 2020, 06:00pm

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) 252-0950.

Same program is being presented at 2:00 p.m. at the Midwest Genealogy Center Programming Room 1,3440 S. Lee’s Summit Road, Independence, MO.  Reservations at (816) 252-7228.

Location North Independence Community Room 1, 317 W. 24 Highway, Independence, MO