New Pathways Tech
This corporation provides job training at the Carver Center Complex machine shop, in Rapidan, VA, to allow students to gain credentials from the National Institute of Metalworking Skills. The programs offered by New Pathways Tech focus on machining skills and metal milling. Learn more here.
George Washington Carver Agricultural Research Center
This research center focuses on helping farmers, especially those who have few resources or are just beginning their careers. The GWCARC provides hands-on demonstrations and workshops in the field. It also offers classroom workshops to help navigate the managerial side of farming. Learn more here.
One of the key projects currently underway at the Carver Center is a commercial kitchen for educational and private entrepreneurial use. Besides this, there is currently open office space, a large auditorium, a woodworking shop, and classroom space which could be occupied by new tenants. Please visit the Culpeper website to see the latest updates on the Carver Center plans.
History of the Building
Constructed in 1948 to serve as the African American high school during segregation, the George Washington Carver School has been fully restored and updated to modern standards. The historic library of the school now serves as a museum operated by the alumni association.
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