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I have been wanting to visit Carter's childhood home for years. So glad I made the trip. Start at the National Park Visitor's Center. They give you a map to the home and some other stops along the way. Plus the center has a really...More
To think a president of the United States started life on this small rural farm in central Georgia is really quite amazing. No silver spoon here just hard work and determination. I guess that's what makes him such a great man in mu opinion. All...More
Being both a Jimmy Carter fan and a farm girl, this place really resonated with me! I love the old house, the Barnes, the trees, the garden, the windmill, the fig bush, the peach tree, etc., etc., etc.! Also, it appears that the train stops...More
Worth a visit but you don’t have to schedule a great deal of time for it. You definitely appreciate how much the former president achieved by starting at such humble beginnings.
This is good for kids too, perhaps they may walk away appreciating what they...More
On a recent visit to Plains, GA I visited the boyhood home of President Jimmy Carter. You can walk around the are at a self guided pace and there are informational signs along the way. The house was wonderful to walk through and to imagine...More
Walking the grounds of the former president is cool! The best part is the audio where the President talks about life in the farm! Plains Georgia is only 700+ people so everyone new everyone! Humble beginnings!
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.