From the Farm House to the White House: A Rural Community Raising A President

The life and legacy of Jimmy Carter begins in Plains, Georgia, travels the country and the world, then comes full circle, back to the place that holds such close ties to the influences that molded the character and shaped the political policies of the 39th President of the United States.


Students on field trip to Boyhood Farm

Education Program Partnership Program

The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Education Program began in 1996 with the opening of the Plains High School Museum.

Read More
Park Ranger Nancy Petron and Museum Tech Kayleigh Goodwin prepare for a program.

Presidential Primary Sources Program

The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site participates in the Presidential Primary Sources Program to bring the park to educators around the globe.

Read More
Ranger Gabe Laster discusses the life cycle of the butterfly with students.

Spread Your Wings

The staff of the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site (JCNHS) are pleased to announce our involvement with the new Spread Your Wings program.

Read More
Entrance to the Carter Presidential Center

The Carter Center

The Carter Presidential Center houses both the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and the Carter Center.

Read More
Students in Kansas participate in the Presidents' Day Celebration via live stream.

Presidents' Day Celebration

In recognition of Presidents' Day, President and Mrs. Carter spoke to an auditorium of invited guests and students in Plains, Georgia.

Read More