Episode 39: Jimmy Carter and Plains

S1 E40 Ronald Reagan and Tampico Visiting the Presidents

Heading to the Prairie State for the first and only time, for the birthplace of Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States! Like many before him, Ronald used his sunny optimism and ambition to cover some dark times in his past. Learn about his difficult childhood, his sudden fame, and turn to politics, as well as what happened to his birthplace!Check out the website at VisitingthePresidents.com for visual aids, links, past episodes, recommended reading, and other information! (Episode Page: https://visitingthepresidents.com/2021/10/19/episode-40-ronald-reagan-and-tampico/   )\\Support the show (https://paypal.me/VisitingPresidents?locale.x=en_US)
  1. S1 E40 Ronald Reagan and Tampico
  2. S1 E39 Jimmy Carter and Plains
  3. S1 E38 Gerald Ford and Omaha
  4. S1 E37 Richard Nixon and Yorba Linda
  5. BONUS! How I Spent My Summer…of Presidential Travels (Part I)!

We’ve got Georgia on our Mind! Heading to the Peach State for the birthplace of the 39th President, Jimmy Carter, in the small town of Plains. Learn about Jimmy’s unique upbringing and small town life, as well as how his education and father’s business helped shape the future politician! We will also discuss his birthplace, the first President born in a hospital!

Jimmy Carter National Historic District in Plains from the National Park Service.

The Jimmy Carter Boyhood Home, operated by the NPS.

Plan your Visit to Plains, Georgia.

From my June 2017 Visit!

The Visitors Center/Old Plains High School

Jimmy Carter Boyhood Home

Meeting Jimmy Carter!

Jimmy Carter Portrait by Herbert Abrams.

Jimmy Carter Birthplace: 225 Hospital Street, Plains, Georgia.

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I'm a Professor of History at Central Arizona College and someone who loves history and travel; my new blog will combine those interests!

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