It was in the rural community and train stop of Archery, where Jimmy Carter enjoyed a full and enjoyable life on his Boyhood Farm (7.41 MB).
Learn more about the Mighty Peanut (2.47MB) and how it was instrumental in the survival of many farms during the Depression.
The doctrine of Stewardship (184KB) that was a part of Jimmy Carter's early upbringing taught him that the land will take care of the people if they take care of it.
Did You Know?
Plains High School serves as the museum and visitor center for the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site. The school is one of Georgia's state symbols - The Official State School of Georgia. Georgia's state crop is the peanut and the state fruit is the peach.