Plains in Sumter County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Old Carter Peanut Warehouse
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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Government & Politics • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #39 James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. series list.
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 rightTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plains GA 31780, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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 (within shouting distance of this 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plains.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2012, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 387 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 25, 2012, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.