Jimmy Carter Peanut - Plains, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 32° 02.502 W 084° 23.535
16S E 746241 N 3548032
The famous giant smiling peanut is located in Plains, Georgia, USA, home of Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States.
Waymark Code: WM43V9
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 07/03/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
Views: 74

From the Plains, Georgia website:

The Smiling Peanut (13 ft. high) was sent to Plains by Democratic Friends, Loretta Townsend, Doyle Kifer, and James Kiley of Evansville, IN.

They made the peanut from wooden hoops, chicken wire, aluminum foil and polyurethane. After the "peanut" textured outside was finished; it was painted a peanut color. It is known worldwide and has been featured on the game show Jeopardy.

Today, the smiling peanut has been weatherized and set outside on highway 45N about one-half mile from the original Jimmy Carter Campaign Headquarters at the town train depot.

Come visit! The smiling peanut is always posed for the next picture.

Weekday Hours: From: 12:00 AM To: 11:59 PM

Weekend Hours: From: 12:00 AM To: 11:59 PM

Roadside Attractions Website: [Web Link]

Price of Admission: Not Listed

Location Website: Not listed

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