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

    Jimmy Carter

    National Historic Site Georgia

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July 28, 2014
National Honey Bee Day
August 16, 2014 is National Honey Bee Day, and the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site will be hosting programs that day at 11 AM, and 2 PM at the Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm located on Old Plains Highway.

July 28, 2014
Founders Day Activities
This year marks the 98th Anniversary of the National Park Service and the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site will join the other 401 units of the National Park Service in celebration on August 25th.

July 21, 2014
Economic Benefit Report
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 166,225 visitors to Andersonville National Historic Site and Jimmy Carter Historic Site in 2013 spent $9.2 million in communities near the parks.

Did You Know?

Rosalynn Carter

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, three years younger than her husband Jimmy, graduated from Plains High School in 1944 as class valedictorian receiving the highest grades in her class.