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“A great restoration”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Plains School

Ranked #4 of 11 things to do in Plains
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Owner description: Jimmy Carter's old high school is now a museum dedicated to the 39th President.
Surrey, UK
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73 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“A great restoration”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2013

As retired teachers we found the history of the school to be fascinating as it also focuses on the locality and of course its most famous ex pupil, Jimmy Carter.
We met with a volunteer who told us about the restoration project and was very proud of the finished product and it typifies the pride the local people have in their town which comes through in all you meet in stores and restaurants.
Well done the people of Plains

Visited April 2013
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Byron, Georgia
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Plains School”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2013

Very informative and insightful. I enjoyed the visit there and will be visiting again whenever I have other family members come to town.

Visited June 2013
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Marietta, Georgia
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55 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
“It's History, but Without the Boring Stuff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2013

I attended as a chaperone on my daughter's class field trip. Being a History teacher, I was naturally quite excited to get there. At the same time, I know how often museums and historical sites can be interesting, but also very dry. Plains High School provides a great opportunity to obtain an in-depth, but not to in-depth that you go to sleep, picture of former President Jimmy Carter. The center is well-decorated, and kept very organized, neat, and the people are very helpful. I couldn't wait to go back and tell the rest of my family that our summer plans were already made.

Visited May 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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57 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Worth 2 Hours”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2013 via mobile

We wished we had planned more time for this outstanding trove of the history of education in the 1930s, the history of the region, and, of course, the influences on the maturing of young Roselynn and Jimmy. Great old photos! I applaud the citizens who saved this building and restored it. The exhibits are interesting, but just being in a building from that era gives you a feeling of how close knit the community was and the pride the people had in their children they were preparing for the future. The gift shop offers nice merchandise. All the people who work here are very informative.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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45 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“A Continuous Education”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2012

The Park Rangers and the Movie Give This Establishment a Continuing Education of President Carter the Leader, the Community Leader, Humanitarian, and Man. The DVD for purchase is well worth the investment too

Visited November 2012
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