Plains in Sumter County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Originally Creek Indians inhabited this area of Georgia and were relocate in 1827. Settlers began to move in by 1840 three separate settlements existed- Magnolia Springs, a well-known resort area, a smaller settlement called Lebanon, and Plains of Dura. When the railroad came to the area, these three small communities combined and move here to form the town of Plains.
Plains in 1925. The town gets its name from the Plain of Dura in the biblical story of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego. (Daniel 3:1-30)
Erected by Jimmy Carter National Historic Site - National Park Service - United States Department of Interior.
Location. 32° 2.018′ N, 84° 23.596′ W. Marker is in Plains, Georgia, in Sumter County. Marker is on West Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker located in the park facing the store fronts in Historic Plains. Marker is in this post office area: Plains GA 31780, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. M and M Cash Store (a few steps Old Carter Peanut Warehouse (a few steps from this marker); Old Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Walters Grocery Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Billy Carter Service Station (within shouting distance of this marker); President Jimmy Carter (within shouting distance of this marker); Carter Warehouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Plains Depot (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Plains.
Also see . . .
1. Lebanon Cemetery Plains Sumter Co Ga. Tombstone of Milton L Hudson gave land to establish the town of Plains. (Submitted on June 25, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
2. Lebanon Cemetery Plains Sumter Co Ga. Mary Hudson Campbell first child born in Plains Ga. (Submitted on June 25, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.