James Earl Carter, Jr. - Plains, GA
N 32° 02.288 W 084° 23.448
16S E 746388 N 3547639
Quick Description: James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr., the 39th President of the United States, was born in Wise Hospital (which is now the Lillian G. Carter Nursing Center) in Plains, Georgia.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 6/28/2008 8:56:46 PM
Waymark Code: WM42NN
The posted coordinates are for the former Wise Hospital where Jimmy Carter was born. The following information is provided in a National Park Service brochure available at the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in Plains, Georgia:
"Lillian G. Carter Nursing Center. Hospital Street. Lillian Gordy Carter worked as a registered nurse at what was then the Wise Sanitarium, one of the first small hospitals in Georgia to receive accreditation. Jimmy Carter was born here on October 1, 1924. The building is now a nursing home."
In Plains, you can also visit Jimmy Carter's boyhood farm, the old Plains High School that now serves as the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site museum/visitor center, and the Plains Train Depot, which contains a self-guided museum with exhibits that focus on Carter's 1976 Presidential Campaign.