The National Park Service turned 100 on August 25, 2016, and we're celebrating all year long! Throughout 2016, we invite you to participate in Find Your Park Experiences to learn, discover, be inspired, or simply have fun in national parks. Find Your Park Experiences offer unique opportunities to explore national parks both in person and online. Check out the experiences in this park or search all experiences to identify an opportunity that matches your interests. You can also share your national park story at FindYourPark.com.
A Call to Action remains the foundation for our 2016 centennial efforts. It is the National Park Service's blueprint for the future, outlining the innovative work we want to accomplish. Jimmy Carter National Historic Site is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing and get involved!
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On December 2, 2013, the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in Plains, Georgia, celebrated the anniversary of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA). President Jimmy Carter signed the act (ANILCA) to protect over 100 million acres of federal lands in Alaska, doubling the size of the national park and refuge system and tripling the amount of land designated as wilderness. Read more
The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Andersonville National Historic Site, Florence Marina State Park, Georgia Veterans State Park, the SAM Shortline, and the River Valley Regional Commission all partnered to bring a great cycling event to southwest Georgia. Read more
Each year Jimmy Carter National Historic Site demonstrates how sugarcane syrup is made at Jimmy Carter’s Boyhood Farm. Read more
The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site held a summer camp to encourage local underserved youth to learn more about the natural and cultural resources at the park and also educate them about the purpose and mission of the National Park Service. Read more
The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site held a photography contest from April 21 to June 30, 2012. Read more