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Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm

402 Old Plains Rd, Plains, GA 31780-5499
+1 229-824-4104
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My second visit here. Great history here. Good to see the beginnings of a president’s life. I love... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
katiedog84
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North Carolina
Nice History if Family

Walking the grounds of the former president is cool! The best part is the audio where the President... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
ELFDUDE
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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“grew up” (13 reviews)
“boyhood farm” (13 reviews)
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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 10 reviews
"jimmy carter"
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"self guided tour"
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"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
"simple life"
in 2 reviews
"front porch"
in 2 reviews
"boiled peanuts"
in 4 reviews
"family home"
in 3 reviews
"well worth the trip"
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"his life"
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"on site"
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My second visit here. Great history here. Good to see the beginnings of a president’s life. I love the National Park Service. Bug spray recommended.

1  Thank katiedog84
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Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

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!

1  Thank ELFDUDE
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 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.

1  Thank fgrayson
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

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.

1  Thank robstainedglass
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Reviewed March 28, 2018 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.

1  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

1  Thank Dennis S
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Reviewed March 11, 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.

1  Thank love2gonyc
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Reviewed February 28, 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.

1  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.

1  Thank Mark O
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