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Combines several fascinating sites into one overall itinerary

The world President Carter grew up in shaped him as a person, as well as his policies and... read more

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Norwalk, Connecticut
Jimmy Carter's boyhood home

The tour of Jimmy Carter's boyhood home is very interesting. You are able to see the simple life... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Brenda W
Jacksonville, Florida
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Few U.S. Presidents have had such close ties with where they were born and raised. The rural southern culture of Plains, Georgia, that revolves around farming, church, and school had a large influence in molding the character and in shaping the...more
300 N Bond St, Plains, GA 31780-5562
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The world President Carter grew up in shaped him as a person, as well as his policies and priorities – rural life, farming, church, school, the ability to have a direct impact on others, and close relations with the local African American community. The Jimmy...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

The tour of Jimmy Carter's boyhood home is very interesting. You are able to see the simple life style that was typical in the post depression south. The grounds and buildings are set up nicely and you feel like you are really taking a step...More

Thank Brenda W
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

This was one of our stops in Plains, GA and it was a good stop! We had our grandkids with us and they seemed to enjoy seeing Jimmy Carter’s old school! The National Park people do a nice job and had some good stories of...More

Thank Beattl
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice, free stop for those interested in learning about Jimmy and Russell and Carter’s lives. I really enjoyed the exhibits, and the museum shop.

Thank Yoga B
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Nice museum, presented lot of Carter’s life and history. We went after we saw him talk. Spent about an hour in the school house looking at exhibits.

Thank Michele D
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Regardless of your political beliefs: this is a must see for anyone that is interested in American history or the Carter years in the White House. Visiting Plains Georgia is almost like going back into time. Your first stop should be at the Visitors Center,...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

We spent an hour or so in the old high school which is now a museum. It was interesting and enlightening. Plan on this stop if you’re in these parts

Thank chewman27
Reviewed June 26, 2018

We visited Plains to hear President Carter give a Sunday school lesson. It was a very good experience. I felt as I listened much as I had 40 years ago. To hear him speak is to listen to a man of good character who has...More

Thank ericlwright
Reviewed June 12, 2018

The museum is in the building where President Carter and Rosalyn attended high school. It has plenty of interesting memorabilia about them and his campaign to run for president and local lore. It's also fun to reminisce about old timey schools and furniture and fittings....More

Thank John B
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Surprisingly the National Historic Site was worth going! Loved that the president was involved in lots of the audiio tours! Recommend to start the tour at Visitor Center at the old high school where the future president went! Then walk into downtown plains for the...More

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Response from JimmyCarterNHS | Property representative |
The closest RV park to Plains is the M& W RV park 1/2 mile north of Plains High School. The phone number is 229-938-7821.
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Response from BigP34 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I did not read carefully as to place to eat. We had a tremendous dinner at Rosemary and Thyme on the second floor of the Windsor Hotel. Very easy to miss as there is almost non existent signage, just go in the Windsor... More