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August 26, 2014
Plains Peanut Festival
The annual Plains Peanut Festival is centered around one of the Sumter County community's claims to fame, its peanut production, and features the community's most famous residents in active roles.

August 19, 2014
Naturalization Ceremony
What better way to celebrate the beginning of the NPS than for the candidates to celebrate the beginning of a new life as a citizen of the United States.

August 12, 2014
Healthy You, Healthy Community
“The Healthy You, Healthy Community Program” was designed to instill the lessons and values of the past that would inspire, encourage, and influence our youth to create a generation that will be concerned with protecting our resources while engaging in fun and educational activities.

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 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?

President Carter as he gives his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech.

Three of the four Presidents (Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson and Jimmy Carter), who were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, have ties to Georgia. More...