JCNHS to celebrate Presidents’ Day

Published 10:45 am Saturday, February 11, 2017

PLAINS — Jimmy Carter National Historic Site will host events on Feb. 19 and 20 to commemorate Presidents’ Day.
On Sunday, Feb. 19, Dr. Larry Cook will speak at the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site. His lecture, “Little Known Facts and Personal Stories of our Avid Fishermen Presidents” will take placeat 1:30 p.m. in the Plains High School auditorium. After the lecture he will be available to sign his book “Presidential Coincidences, Amazing Facts and Collectibles.” Copies will be available for purchase in the Eastern National Bookstore at Plains High School. Cook is a lifelong collector of presidential memorabilia and a presidential historian specializing in little known facts and the personal side of the presidency.
On Monday, Feb. 20, Jimmy Carter National Historic Site will re-broadcast the 2016 Presidents’ Day program. The program will be held from 11 a.m.-noon in the auditorium of Plains High School. This program will highlight the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016 and President Carter’s influences on the National Park Service during his term as President.

For more information call the visitor center at (229) 824-4104 ext. 0