A Poet of the People
Carl Sandburg provided a popular voice for the American people of the twentieth century and still speaks to us through his words, songs and the beauty and serenity of Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site.
Explore Sandburg's legacy and Experience Your America!
Plan Your Visit
Enjoy a guided tour, walk through the grounds, hike or greet the descendents of Mrs. Sandburg's dairy goat herd. A typical visit lasts 2 hours.Read More
Virtual Museum Exhibit
This exhibit explores the Sandburg family while they lived at Connemara through their personal belongings and memorabilia.Read More
Special Events Calendar
Visit the park to enjoy a special event, performance, live music, demonstration or historic walk.Read More
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.