Presidential Pathways / Plains

Jimmy Carter Boyhood Home

402 Old Plains Hiwy
Plains, GA 31780

  • The vegetable garden at the Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm

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  • The Boyhood Home of Jimmy Carter

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  • The Clark House, Farm Bell and Cane Press at the Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm

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  • The Farm Store and Windmill at the Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm

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The Boyhood Farm was owned by Earl Carter, Jimmy's father, from 1928 until the late 1940s. Jimmy Carter lived here from the age of four until he departed for college. The farm is restored to its appearance before electricity was installed in 1938 and is now a part of the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site. As you stroll along the walking path, stop and read the wayside exhibits at various points along the way. Push the buttons on the audio stations to listen to Jimmy Carter share stories about his childhood. Visit the boyhood home and explore the other buildings on the farm.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Monday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Free 0.00


    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Free Parking, Maps & Brochures Available, Parking on Site, Picnic Area, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible

    Near Interstate Highway

    185, 75

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages