A Rural Beginning
Few U.S. Presidents have had such close ties with where they were born and raised. The rural southern culture of Plains, Georgia, that revolves around farming, church and school, had a large influence in molding the character and in shaping the political policies of the 39th President of the United States.Read More
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Rosalynn Carter Gallery
Rosalynn Carter: First Lady From Plains, Georgia, documents the life of a small-town girl from rural southwest Georgia who inspired a nation.Read More
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Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Summer Camps
This Summer, the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site will be hosting two 4 day Summer Camps for children grades 3-7.Read More
The Carter Center
The Carter Presidential Center houses both the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and the Carter Center.Read More
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Did You Know?
Jimmy Carter returned to Plains, Georgia, in 1953 following his father's death to manage the family's agribusiness. That year he earned less than $200. His limited income qualified him to move into an apartment in the town's housing project for low income families.