Season 1, Episode 39-Jimmy Carter and Plains

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Season 1, Episode 39: Jimmy Carter and Plains

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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