Basic Information

300 North Bond Street
Plains, GA 31780

The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Plains High School Museum and Visitor Center is located in Plains, Georgia. The zip code is 31780.

Plains High School Museum and Visitor Center

The Main visitor center for the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

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Park District

Plains Depot

The 1976 headquarters for Jimmy Carter's Presidential Campaign,

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Jimmy Carter's Boyhood Farm

The farm where Jimmy Carter lived from 1928 until 1941. His father, Earl Carter, later sold this farm in 1949.

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Weather in Southwest Georgia can change in the blink of an eye during the summer months. Thunderstorms and high temperatures can make it unpleasant for visitors. Check the local forecast and dress appropriately.

Entrance Fees:

The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site is fee free. - $0.00

The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site consists of three locations: Plains High School Visitor Center, Plains Depot, and The Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm. All locations are fee free.

Plains High School Visitor Center and Museum

Built in 1921, this school had its first graduating class in 1922. All, grades, first through eleventh, were held in this building. President and Mrs. Carter each studied aid graduated from Plains High School. President Carter in 1941 as Salutatorian of his class, and Mrs. Carter graduated Valedictorian of her class in 1944.

 

Traveling within the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site is comprised of three (3) different park run areas within the town of Plains, Georgia. The sites are Plains High School, the Depot and the Boyhood Farm. The high school and depot are within the city limits of Plains and are within walking distance of each other. The Boyhood Farm is located outside the city limits in the community of Archery. about 2.5 miles away.

Be Prepared

The town of Plains may be small, but a major US Highway (280) runs through Plains. Caution must be used when walking and driving in order to reduce accidents. You may enjoy walking around town in order to get a closer view of the buildings and scenery, but please observe all traffic and park regulations.





Last updated: March 9, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

300 North Bond Street
Plains, GA 31780

Phone:

(229) 824-4104

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