Kids & Youth

 
Blacksmith demonstration
Visitors watch as park staff gives a blacksmithing demonstration.

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The Jimmy Carter National Historical Park hosts various demonstrations throughout the year, such as peanut boiling and blacksmithing. These activities give the young and the young at heart a window into 1930s life on the Carter Farm. Additionally, there are special family-oriented events that occur throughout the year. Visit the calendar to learn more about scheduled programs and events.

 
Little Baby Snoogle-Fleejer
Little Baby Snoogle-Fleejer book by Jimmy Carter and illustrated by Amy Carter.

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The Park Store sells a variety of toys representative of the toys from the 1930’s era including wooden spinning tops, jacks, cup & ball, and marbles. For the parents who want the kids to learn while they play, there are educational toys available. There are plenty of children’s books available that explain different aspects, from farm life to understanding our government. Jimmy Carter has authored several books about politics and life, which are available in the bookstore. He also has published a children’s book, The Little Baby Snoogle-Fleejer, a bedtime story that he would tell his daughter Amy, who is also the illustrator for the book.

 

Last updated: August 21, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

300 North Bond Street
Plains, GA 31780

Phone:

(229) 824 - 4104
The visitor information desk is manned from 9 am until 5 pm daily, except for New Year's Day (January 1), Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day (December 25).

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