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Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm

402 Old Plains Rd, Plains, GA 31780-5499
+1 229-824-4104
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Glimpse of the early life of Jimmy Carter

The farm is well maintained. The home looks as if the family just stepped out for a moment. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
fgrayson
,
Rock Spring, Georgia
via mobile
Very interesting

This is a very interesting exhibit of life on the farm back in the 1920's & 30's. It was a simple... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
robstainedglass
,
Danbury, CT
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“grew up” (13 reviews)
“boyhood farm” (13 reviews)
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LOCATION
402 Old Plains Rd, Plains, GA 31780-5499
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+1 229-824-4104
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"grew up"
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"boyhood farm"
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"humble beginnings"
in 9 reviews
"jimmy carter"
in 23 reviews
"self guided tour"
in 5 reviews
"general store"
in 5 reviews
"park ranger"
in 5 reviews
"indoor plumbing"
in 2 reviews
"answer questions"
in 2 reviews
"live animals"
in 2 reviews
"front porch"
in 2 reviews
"step back in time"
in 4 reviews
"boiled peanuts"
in 4 reviews
"his life"
in 6 reviews
"family home"
in 3 reviews
"well worth the trip"
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"on site"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The farm is well maintained. The home looks as if the family just stepped out for a moment. The grounds have easy walking.

Thank fgrayson
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very interesting exhibit of life on the farm back in the 1920's & 30's. It was a simple life back then and the kids should enjoy seeing how people lived without electricity or all the other stuff we use now.

Thank robstainedglass
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great rehab of Jimmy Carter’s childhood farm. You are definitely on a farm. Farm animals. Was nice to go thru house. Was enjoyed by all in our party.

Thank Krobinson5
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

This peek into the past of a president, that shaped his character was very informative. There was a volunteer to help answer questions, but it was essentially a self guided tour of the farm, including home, store, blacksmith shop, barns, and animals. We were there...More

Thank Dennis S
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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Unrestored farm from Jimmy Carter’s youth. His home is open for viewing as are barns and outbuildings used by the family. The farm store has been recreated too. Recordings by President Carter describe life in his boyhood farm. Lots of animals, too!

Thank Susan S
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

The grounds are very well kept and I truly enjoyed touring Jimmy Carter's boyhood home. Everything is laid out very well and buildings, etc are well marked and provide interesting history. This is really a gem and worth the trip.

Thank love2gonyc
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Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

Off the beaten path but worth the stop to see it. It's where Jimmy Carter grew up. Good place to take kids to see what living in the 1930s was like. The are animals there too. Worth the stop.

Thank Kurt R
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

This free site is well worth a visit. President Carter himself narrates your self-guided visit to the farm where he grew up near Archery, Ga.

Thank Mark O
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Reviewed January 28, 2018

This place really gives you a feel for Georgia farm life and the home Jimmy Carter came from. You can walk through the home and see the size of the farm and business Mr Earl Carter ran.

Thank CatKcentralIllinois
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Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

Chickens and goats are living on the farm. The house was open. A farm from the 20s and 30s. A butter churn, converted indoor plumbing. Nice middle class home for a farm.

Thank Susan M
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