Neosho in Newton County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
George Washington Carver
A former slave boy, George Washington Carver came to Neosho in the 1870s seeking an education. At Neosho’s Lincoln School, he began his long climb out of ignorance. This was his first step toward becoming a world-famous scientist and teacher at Tuskegee. Dr. Carver died in 1943.
Minneapolis (Ks) High
Lincoln School – Neosho
This Pathway Honors Some of Neosho’s Most Outstanding Citizens
Location. 36° 52.209′ N, 94° 22.331′ W. Marker is in Neosho, Missouri, in Newton County. Marker is on Spring Street near Spring Hill Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is north across Spring Street from Big Spring Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 308 West Spring Street, Neosho MO 64850, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Hart Benton (here, next to this marker); Herman Jaeger (here, next to this marker); James S. Scott (here, next to this marker); Founding of Neosho (within shouting distance of this marker); Rocketdyne Abbott Cave (about 400 feet away); Heaton Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Downtown Neosho Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Neosho.
Also see . . .
1. George Washington Carver National Monument. (Submitted on June 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. George Washington Carver: Historic Missourian. (Submitted on June 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site. (Submitted on June 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 771 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. 5. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.