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

    Jimmy Carter

    National Historic Site Georgia

Plan Your Visit

Visitor at farm wayside exhibit.
Visitors to the boyhood farm enjoy wayside exhibits and listen to audio messages narrated by Jimmy Carter sharing stories about his childhood. 
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Whether you are a Carter enthusiast, a researcher, or just curious how a small town influenced a young boy who would become the president of the most powerful nation in the world, odds are you will find a visit to the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site interesting. The history and culture of this rural community can provide a look into why the Carters' ties to Plains, Georgia, have endured the stresses of public life, yet remain as strong as they were decades ago.

A visit to the site provides an opportunity to explore the historic resources and rural southern culture that had an influence in molding the character and political policies of Jimmy Carter.

The site includes:

Not every town in this country can be recognized as the home town of a United States President and a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate; however, Plains, Georgia can. Plains has an interesting history and is proud of its past as well as its present achievements.

 

 

 

 

Did You Know?

Coca-Cola sign painted on the side of Williams Warehouse in Plains, Georgia.

When Jimmy Carter was in office, the only soft drink allowed to be served in the White House was Coca-Cola.