The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, located in Plains, Georgia
, preserves sites associated with James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. (1924–present), 39th President of the United States
.This exhibit, Rosalynn Carter: First Lady From Plains, Georgia documents the life of a once shy, small-town girl from rural southwest Georgia who grows up to inspire a nation and command the attention of the World
as a strong, confident First Lady working alongside the Nation's President.It provides visitors the opportunity to learn about how the Carters have always lived according to a philosophy of hard work, adherence to principles, compassion, stewardship, integrity, and courage. This philosophy has its basis in the roots of the culture in which the Carters were raised.
The Carter Center takes action on a shared dream of a caring global community. In 1982, President and Mrs. Carter entered into a partnership, with Emory University
, that is committed to advancing human rights, alleviating unnecessary suffering, and improving the quality of life for people in more than 65 countries. The Carter Presidential Library and Museum allows visitors to follow the life path of a boy born in rural southern Georgia, who became President of the United States of America.