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?
Jimmy Carter returned to Plains, Georgia, in 1953 following his father's death to manage the family's agribusiness. That year he earned less than $200. His limited income qualified him to move into an apartment in the town's housing project for low income families.