Connemara is a place of true achievement. Through almost two centuries, it has seen war, birth, death, and both award winning animals and poetry. From the Memmingers to the Sandburgs,
Use the links above to explore the stories of how the park came to be established, how Connemara was built and the many ways Carl Sandburg influenced and was influenced by America.
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.