Jimmy Carter Peanut Sculpture in Plains, Georgia: Created by Democrats in Indiana for a Jimmy Carter visit during his presidential campaign in 1976, this roadside statue -- a 13-foot peanut -- pays homage to the former president's peanut-farming background and toothy grin. Its creators subsequently gave it to the president, and it now sits only a stone's throw from his old campaign headquarters in Georgia.
Exploring 12 Monumental U.S. Presidential Libraries. Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. Known as the Place of Meditation, the chapel, which Eisenhower helped design, contains the graves of the former president, his wife, Mamie, and their firstborn son, Doud Dwight, who died of scarlet fever as a young child.