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Jimmy Carter Peanut of Plains Statue

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Address: Plains, GA
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+1 912-824-7478
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A giant statue of a peanut with Jimmy Carter's grin.

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A really big nut :)

Cool statue for taking photos. Looks like part of the teeth need dental work :) You will pass this on the way to the Marantha Baptist Church where Jimmy Carter still teaches... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Norma W
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Hoschton, Georgia
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Hoschton, Georgia
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287 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cool statue for taking photos. Looks like part of the teeth need dental work :) You will pass this on the way to the Marantha Baptist Church where Jimmy Carter still teaches Sunday School.

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Griffin, Georgia
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This was a fun photo opportunity stop. The kids thought it was hilarious, and it's near Maranatha Baptist Church, right on the side of the road. Definitely stop and take a picture. How often do you see something like this?!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is a fun place to visit in Plains, especially for children. My grandsons got a real kick out of it. The statue is next to a small convenience store. The gentleman working there was friendly. It is a good place to get a snack. It is also one of the stops on the scavenger hunt that originates at the... More 

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Thank 8950emily
Hannacroix, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This smiling peanut was used during a Jimmy Carter Presidential Rally in Evansville, Indiana. It was brought to Plains, GA in '76. Nothing to read, or do with it except take a photo and go into the gas station to have your Passport book stamped! Fun site.

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Thank Jeannene A
Auburn, Alabama
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46 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Well~ what can you say about the "Peanut" of Plains.... we certainly got a BIG laugh when we stumbled across it. Not sure what I expected, but this certainly wasn't it. If your in the area, it's a must see. Warning ~ don't expect much but a good laugh!!!!

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Buffalo, New York
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

President Carter apparently hates this thing (it's not very flattering, is it?), but the peanut selfie is a must when you're leaving Maranatha Baptist Church or just visiting Plains. Be careful - there's a fire ant hill right next to it.

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Thank suzannet807
Baltimore, Maryland
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864 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 297 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

A definite must see while in Plains, less than a mile from Main Street and right down the street from Jimmy Carters church, great photo op

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Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Marietta, Georgia
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275 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Who doesn't like a giant smiling peanut? This is one of those click, "I was at the smiling peanut" stops. You'll spend all of about 5 minutes at it (unless of course, you wander into the convenience store). As far as roadside kitsch goes, this one is aces.

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Thank CobbCoGA
Manchester, Tennessee
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Only a couple of things I found to do and this just topped it off to take pictures of on the way out of town

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Thank mjp07
Atlanta
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249 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We just had to stop and have our picture taken with the peanut statue while visiting Plains. It's on the right as you drive from downtown Plains towards Maranatha Baptist Church. Of course you can't miss it! Who doesn't love a giant peanut?!

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