Jimmy Carter's Boyhood Farm | Plains, GA

Updated: Apr 12

My second home of Plains, Georgia has a rich and interesting history. It is home to some of the most amazing, friendly people you will ever meet. It's one of the reasons why I bought here and started restoring the cottage which I lovingly refer to as Plains Cottage.

One of the most-asked questions from friends are where they should plan to eat, play and stay while visiting. There is no shortage of things to see and do in Plains, so let me show you around!

39th President Jimmy Carter's Boyhood Farm

As you walk down the white sandy yard with shady trees lining the path, you see this beautiful and charming white farmhouse where the 39th President of the United States played as a boy. It was during the Great Depression when Jimmy grew up, which greatly impacted his entire life. I found the farm to be a true inspiration to restoring my Plains Cottage farmhouse I bought nearby.

The White Picket Fence at Jimmy Carter's Farm (National Historical Site Park)

Jimmy Carter's Boyhood Bedroom


I love it when folks stop by to see the restoration progress here at Plains Cottage, and not just because I love the company but all over town there are folks chatting from all walks of life! Here’s a full list of places to eat, shop, play and stay here in Plains, Georgia.

Read about my purchase of Plains Cottage (formerly 1907 Howell-Bagwell home) just a few months ago. I have much more to do here, but it is coming along nicely.

Plains, Georgia // shopping My cottage is located within walking distance to historical downtown Plains where you can shop at the Antique Mall, General Store, Flower Shop, and Women's Boutique.

Buffalo Cafe // eats Our town has the cutest cafe called Buffalo Cafe which is the historical bank building. The menu is filled with housemade goodies and savory dishes!

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