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Near Diamond in Newton County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Williams’ Spring

 
 
Williams' Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 22, 2011
1. Williams' Spring Marker
Inscription.
William Williams married Moses Carver's niece, Sarah Jane Carver, in 1853 and they built their home beside this spring. Their two children, Daniel and Martha, played with George Washington Carver as they grew up on the farm.

During the 1930's the spring was dammed to form the pond you see today.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 36° 59.315′ N, 94° 21.315′ W. Marker is near Diamond, Missouri, in Newton County. Touch for map. Marker is along the nature trail at George Washington Carver National Monument. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5646 Carver Road, Diamond MO 64840, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Special Moments in the Woods (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Persimmon Tree (about 500 feet away); What an Orphan Chooses to Forget - and Remember (about 600 feet away); Birthplace of George Washington Carver (about 600 feet away); George Washington Carver's Thoughts (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Moses Carver Farm (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Washington Carver National Monument
Williams' Spring (Pond) and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 22, 2011
2. Williams' Spring (Pond) and Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); George Washington Carver's Birthplace (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Diamond.
 
Also see . . .  George Washington Carver National Monument. (Submitted on April 27, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. African AmericansEnvironmentSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 27, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 27, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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