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° 2.024′ N, 84° 23.568′ W. Marker is in Plains, Georgia, in Sumter County. Marker is on West Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch 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. Old Carter Peanut Warehouse Old Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); M and M Cash Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Carter Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Walters Grocery Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Billy Carter Service Station (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); President Jimmy Carter (about 400 feet away); Plains Depot (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map 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 was last revised on January 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 25, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.