Carl Sandburg Home Virtual Museum
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Student Poetry Contest
The park's annual student poetry contest celebrates the American poet, Carl Sandburg, while inspiring youth grades 3-12 to write their own original poems. Contest begins in January followed by a reception to honor contest winners. Stay tuned for 2011 details!
The National Parks: America's Best Idea, is a new film directed by Ken Burns. This six episode documentary features some of America's most beautiful National Parks. The films companion website offers a variety of lesson plans and interactive activities for educators to use in the classroom.
Did You Know?
Carl Sandburg's eyes were very sensitive to light. He needed to protect his eyes whenever he worked outside and whenever he worked in rooms with incandescent lighting. He protected his eyes by wearing these green visors.