Tuskegee Institute in Macon County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
George Washington Carver
Died in Tuskegee Alabama
—January 5, 1943 —
He could have added fortune to fame
but caring for neither he found happi-
ness and honor in being helpful to
The centre of his world was the South
where he was born in slavery some
79 years ago and where he did his
work as a creative scientist.
Location. 32° 25.866′ N, 85° 42.405′ W. Marker is in Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, in Macon County. Marker can be reached from Booker T Washington Boulevard. Touch for map. Located within Tuskegee University (formerly Tuskegee Institute) in the Tuskegee Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Booker T Washington Boulevard, Tuskegee Institute AL 36088, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tuskegee Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Tuskegee Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Lifting the Veil of Ignorance (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Booker T Washington (about 400 feet away); Dorothy Hall (about 500 feet away); White Hall Frederick Douglass Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Campus Architect (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuskegee Institute.
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Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on George Washington Carver. (Submitted on December 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. National Park Service - Tuskegee Institute - George Washington Carver Museum. (Submitted on December 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Agriculture • Notable Persons • Science & Medicine •
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.