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Plains in Sumter County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Old Carter Peanut Warehouse

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, June 19, 2012
1. Old Carter Peanut Warehouse Marker
Inscription. Built in 1903, and intended as an hotel, the building housed retail services on the ground floor and the twenty-bed wise sanitarium on the top floor. The Wise Brothers used this location until the 1920's when they moved to the newly completed hospital located on Hospital Street behind the Plains High School.

In 1934, Earl Carter owned and operated a peanut business and the Earl Carter Insurance Agency from this location. Earl Carter ran this business until his death in 1953. Jimmy Carter returned home from the Navy to run the Peanut Warehouse at this location until 1961 from this building, President Carter launched his senatorial and gubernatorial campaigns.
 
Location. 32° 2.012′ N, 84° 23.583′ 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 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. Old Bank Building (a few steps from this marker); M and M Cash Store (a few steps from this marker); Walters Grocery Company (a few steps from this marker); Early Days (a few steps from this marker);
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By Sandra Hughes, June 19, 2012
2. Old Carter Peanut Warehouse Marker
Carter Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Billy Carter Service Station (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); President Jimmy Carter (about 300 feet away); Plains Depot (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Plains.
 
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Old Carter Peanut Warehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, June 19, 2012
3. Old Carter Peanut Warehouse Marker
Old Carter Peanut Warehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, June 19, 2012
4. Old Carter Peanut Warehouse Marker
Located on the outside wall next to the arch doorway. Plains, Georgia Home of Jimmy Carter our 39th President. Plains Products from Plains Ga You can get fresh tomatoes, peanuts, Peanut butter ice cream and many other items here.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 299 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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.
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