• Carl Sandburg Home Spring

    Carl Sandburg Home

    National Historic Site North Carolina

For Kids

Where to? What next? Video

Where to? What next?

Carl Sandburg loved words. He used words to create poetry, stories and songs, many about his own childhood and growing up in America. Where to? What next? guides youth to learn from Carl Sandburg and share their own stories through poetry, song or story. Poet Glenis Redmond narrates this exciting video. Watch it, and and then share your own words as Sandburg did.

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Connemara Jeopardy!

Want to test your knowledge of the Sandburgs? After you have explored the park or visited our museum exhibit virtual tour, challenge yourself to Sandburg trivia through our Connemara Jeopardy Game!

Click here to begin playing! (.ppt 380kb)

Did You Know?

a photo of Carl Sandburg's writing office located on the top floor of his Connemara home

This office, tucked into the southwest corner of his Connemara home, receives very little sunlight until well into the morning. This is the way Mr. Sandburg preferred it. He produced many pieces of work in this office, including the one-volume biography of Abraham Lincoln from his six-volume set.