• Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Visitor Center- Plains High School

    Jimmy Carter

    National Historic Site Georgia

Park Planning

1976 Presidential Campaign Headquarters of Jimmy Carter.
The Depot served as the Presidential Campaign Headquarters for Jimmy Carter during the 1976 presidential campaign.
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
 

The National Park Service prepares a variety of planning and environmental documents to help guide it in managing park resources. These documents can range from site-specific impact analyses, to broader park-wide plans for future use and management of the park, such as the General Management Plan.

Foundation Document (2014)
The Foundation Document for the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site and Preservation District provides basic guidance for decision-making and management of this unit of the National Park System. In its totality, this document presents a shared understanding of the purpose, significance, fundamental resources and values, primary interpretive themes, and special mandates for the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site and Preservation District. It also documents the desired conditions for the park, providing the broadest level of direction for management of the park based on laws and policies that guide the National Park Service.

Foundation Document [4.5 MB PDF File]

Did You Know?

Lillian G. Carter Nursing Center

Jimmy Carter was the first president to be born in a hospital. He was born in the Wise Sanitarium in Plains, Georgia. The former hospital is now the Lillian G. Carter Nursing Center named after his mother who worked there as a registered nurse.