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Carter Farm

Plains, GA
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Junior Ranger

Stopped by on Sunday to work on Junior Ranger Badge. Neat place to see but will remember our gnat... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
micahkimler
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Thomasville, Georgia
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A Journey Back in Time

The farm where President Carter grew up is located just outside of town. It is well maintained and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maggie Mead
,
Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped by on Sunday to work on Junior Ranger Badge. Neat place to see but will remember our gnat spray before going back.

Thank micahkimler
Reviewed 1 week ago

The farm where President Carter grew up is located just outside of town. It is well maintained and has many interesting photos and memorabilia.

Thank Maggie Mead
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the house to the walking trails it is a nice little self guided tour. It does have some audio in one of the buildings telling about his boyhood. It is was very interesting. He worked hard but he spoke fondly of his childhood and...More

Thank risher70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located a few miles outside town, this is the farm where President Carter grew up. It is run by the NPS, but is a self-guided tour. There are restrooms, but no visitor center. The house is interesting to go through. In several rooms, there is...More

Thank PhoenixRobin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gives a good look at what farming life was like in rural Georgia and how that influenced Pres. Carter's life.

Thank ksb30188
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

See where former president Jimmy Carter grew up! Easy walking on paved trails. Walk thru the Carter Family home. Imagine how it was to live without electricity and running water! Imagine having to pump water every day for the farm animals and for the family!...More

Thank Bellbrat1971
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent visit to the Carter farm. Thank you to Ranger Pat for taking us around and sharing everything with us.

Thank ELWGrammy03
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I enjoyed touring the farm and childhood home of Jimmy Carter. I sat on the front porch and enjoyed the swing.

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Visit is free, and you can walk around at your leisure. There are plenty of plaques with information, a flyer of information, as well as buttons to push to hear information in Jimmy Carter's own words (my favorite). There are animal pens, an outhouse, family...More

Thank stratton890
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

There are real goats and chickens! Children will enjoy this! Seeing the house that President Carter grew up in was a great learning experience for my grandsons!

Thank 8950emily
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