Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

Historic Spots in Jimmy Carter

Plains High School

Plains High School serves as the park museum/visitor center. Visitors find a restored and furnished classroom, principle's office and auditorium. Other rooms feature exhibits that explain the Carters' lives in Plains, including political and business careers, education, family, religion and post presidency. There is a 25 minute video that ...

Plains Historic District

In 1840, there were three separate settlements in the immediate area of Plains, Georgia. These included the Plains of Dura, Magnolia Springs and the smaller settlement of Lebanon. Plains is the shortened name which came from Plains of Dura, referred to in the biblical story of Shadrach, Meshach and ...

The Boyhood Farm

President Carter's beliefs and personality were shaped on a rural farm where he lived from 1928 to 1941. Experience a bit of nostalgia and learn more about the childhood of our 39th President and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate by participating in guided walking tours of the Jimmy Carter Boyhood ...

The Plains Train Depot

The Plains Train Depot contains a self-guided museum with exhibits focusing on the 1976 Presidential Campaign. It served as a train depot from 1888 to 1951, when passenger service to the area was discontinued. The building was opened in 1976 as Jimmy Carter's Presidential Campaign Headquarters and during that ...