Detour at Visitor Entrance
The restroom facility, bridge and picnic area at the park entrance will be closed from June 19 - 21 for a roofing project. Visitors will need to walk around the front lake, .4 miles, to access the Sandburg Home and second restroom.
General Management Plan 2003 (.pdf, 8.5mb)
Historic Structure Report - Sandburg Home Main House (.pdf, 25.7mb)
Historic Structure Report - Chicken House/Wash House (.pdf, 1.8mb)
Historic Structure Report - Swedish House(.pdf, 10mb)
Historic Furnishings Report 1984 - Sandburg Home (.pdf, 32mb)
Historic Furnishings Report Addendum - Sandburg Home (.pdf, 5.9mb)
Visitor Survey Report
In Spring 2008, the park conducted an in-depth survey of visitors. The results identify visitor expectations, experiences, preferred ways for learning about the park and many other thoughts visitors had about this park.
Did You Know?
Everyday Carl Sandburg received mounds of letters from schools, organizations, beginning writers, media sponsors, critics, acquaintences, friends and family. Mr. Sandburg was very deliberate about to whom he wrote back, even keeping a carbon copy.