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
Did You Know?
Jimmy Carter grew up on a farm, about 2 miles west of Plains, in a small community called Archery. About 25 families lived there, most were African-American.