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 collected American folk songs from the time he was 19 years old. He published a book entitled "The American Songbag" from this collection and even learned a few chords on the guitar. He would entertain audiences after poetry recitals with his unique renditions of these songs.