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George Washington Carver National Monument, Missouri5646 Carver Road
Diamond, MO 64840
Phone: (417) 325-4151
Description: The young child known as the "Plant Doctor" tended his secret garden while observing the day-to-day operations of a 19th century farm. Nature and nurture ultimately influenced George on his quest for education to becoming a renowned agricultural scientist, educator, and humanitarian.
Harry S Truman National Historic Site, Missouri223 North Main Street
Independence, MO 64050
Phone: (816) 254-2720
Description: President Harry S Truman took America from its traditional isolationism into the age of international involvement. Despite his power, he never forgot where he came from. Today, visitors can experience the surroundings Truman knew as a young man of modest ambition through his political career and final years as a former president.
Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, Missouri7400 Grant Road
St Louis, MO 63123
Phone: (314) 842-1867
Description: Ulysses S. Grant is known as the victorious Civil War general who saved the Union and the 18th President of the United States. He first met Julia Dent, his future wife, at her family home, named White Haven. From 1854 to 1859 the Dents, Grants and an enslaved African-American workforce lived on the property.
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