Jimmy Carter National Historic Site


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Jimmy Carter National Historic Site:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

Address:300 N Bond St
Plains, GA 31780

Phone:229-824-4104
Fax:229-824-3441
Web: www.nps.gov/jica/
Size: 72 acres.
Established: Authorized on December 23, 1987.
Location:10 miles west of Americus, Georgia, on US 280.
Facilities:Rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit.
Activities:Self-guided tour.
Special Features:The site includes President Carter's residence and boyhood home. The Plains High School, where both Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter attended grammar and high school, serves as the park's visitor center. The railroad depot, which served as campaign headquarters during the 1976 election, houses additional exhibits. The Jimmy Carter National Preservation District, separate from the park, includes part of the town of Plains and its environs.

See other parks in Georgia.
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The intimacy with which I grew up as a boy here among these same folks has been continued and even expanded,'' he said during a private interview at the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, the former Plains High School.
I have to balance the budget at school every year, and I need to do it as economically as possible," explains Fred Boyles, National Park Service site manager for Plains High School, part of the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in Plains, GA.