President Jimmy Carter

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President Jimmy Carter shakes hands at a Del reception given in his honor c. 1979

1979 — President Jimmy Carter

When President Jimmy Carter attended the AFLCIO Building and Construction Trades convention in 1979, a Del reception was given in his honor on October 11. Carter also stayed at the hotel in 1989 in conjunction with a Habitat for Humanity project. More recently, he and Mrs. Carter made visits to The Del in 2012 and 2013.