• Carl Sandburg Home and Barn

    Carl Sandburg Home

    National Historic Site North Carolina

Stories

Connemara

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,

Connemara has seen it all and now it is preserved to reflect the remarkable people who have lived here.

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?

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Carl Sandburg Home NHS’s museum collection includes 16 woodblock prints by the iconic Japanese artist, Hokusai (1760-1849). The woodblock prints are some of the many art pieces collected by the Sandburg family.