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    Carl Sandburg Home

    National Historic Site North Carolina


October 2009
Carl Sandburg Home Offers a New Environmentally Friendly Shuttle Service to Visitors
Visitors requiring assistance to access the Sandburg Home can experience a quieter more energy-efficient ride from the parking lot to the main house.

July 2009
Carl Sandburg Home Announces Writer-in-Residence Program
The Carl Sandburg Writer-in-Residence Program was established to carry on the legacy of Carl Sandburg's works and life for the benefit of future generations, and to raise awareness of Carl Sandburg's role as a writer in American history and literature.

November 21, 2008
Former Secretary of the Interior Donates Memorabilia to Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site During the 40th Anniversary Celebration.

October 17, 2008
Carl Sandburg Home Celebrates 40 Years
Authorized as a unit of the National Park Service on October 17, 1968, the site celebrates 40 years of preservation and stewardship.

July 28, 2008
National Park Foundation Education Grant Celebration
National Park Foundation Honorary Chair, Mrs. Laura Bush, presents Carl Sandburg Home NHS with education grant.

Did You Know?

museum staff cleaning a book from Carl Sandburg's multi-thousand volume library

There are over 12,000 books in the Main House. It takes over six YEARS to clean all the books in Carl Sandburg's collection. Cleaning books is a routine task for the museum staff at Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site. The books are cleaned to reduce pests like silverfish from eating these valuable artifacts.