Renovations Begin in Culpeper’s Carver School by Allison Brophy Champion, Culpeper Star Exponent, April 9, 2017
http://www.dailyprogress.com/starexponent/news/renovations-begin-in-culpeper-s-carver-school/article_bc85e48a-5909-59f0-a5d1-f420c766ddde.html Clear plastic wraps the hallways, offices and old classrooms on the first floor of the historic George Washington Carver High School in Culpeper County. Rehabilitation work commences to give new purpose to the nearly 70-year-old brick building that educated area African-American students during Jim Crow....Read More
By: Carl C. Stafford Senior Extension Agent 8/19/16 The Carver school has been busy in August with many activities which showcase progress on the overall project. The alumni association reunion hosted more than 500 attendees August 6th and land behind the school was cleared by Culpeper County (thank you Joe Koontz). Following clearing, lime was applied...Read More
Thank you Battle Park Farms of Rapidan for Breaking and Conditioning Grounds at GWCARC in Preparation for Greenhouse and Test Plot Installation!
Efforts are well under way to break ground at the George Washington Carver Agriculture Research Center (GWCARC) in preparing for the installation of greenhouses and test plots. GWCARC thanks Battle Park Farms of Rapidan, Virginia for providing the labor and equipment to prepare this future research area at the center. This effort commenced during the week of August 8, 2016, was made possible through the generous donation of Byrd Inskeep,...Read More
County leaders are proceeding deliberately in cultivating plans for the proposed George Washington Carver Agricultural Research Institute in the former African-American school on U.S. 15.Read More
Many readers are following the progress of the George Washington Carver Agriculture Research Center, (GWCARC) to be located at the George Washington Carver Regional High School (1948–1968). The school, located in Culpeper County just south along Route 15 is surrounded by farmland. This makes for an ideal location for the planned use as a research and education center supporting our diverse agriculture sector. See our feasibility study report...Read More