This Civil War monument park is located just south of Chattanooga, across the state line
in Georgia. I stopped to take a few pictures. Its story is told over a large area and it
is a great stop for the history buff.
One of many monuments in the park.
Close up of it.
Jimmy Carter Historical Site
Located in Plains, Georgia, it's in a restored grade - and high school building.
Principal's office restored to late 1930s or early 1940s.
Gallery room displays photos and details of Carter's life and presidency.
Classroom restored to period.
Plains town center.
Billy Carter's gas station.
Looking east from Plains.
Today the Carters live nearby and are busy with a number of humanitarian causes.
The ex-president actively pursues peaceful settlements of conflicts around
the world. Also his charitable groups have eradicated or nearly eradicated certain tropical
diseases in a number of countries. Habitat for Humanity is also his work.
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