Connemara is a place of true achievement. Through almost two centuries, it has seen war, birth, death, and award-winning poetry and goats. From the Memmingers to the Sandburgs,
Use the links to the left 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?
The Sandburgs were experts in recycling and reusing. The museum collection is full of repurposed objects, such as envelopes cut on three sides to form filing folders and this law book that was converted into a cookbook to hold recipes.