• Carl Sandburg Home and Barn

    Carl Sandburg Home

    National Historic Site North Carolina

News Releases

May 28, 2014
Sandburg Home Volunteer Groups Receive Regional Award
The FRESH (Flat Rock Exceptional Sandburg Helpers) and NRCV (Natural Resource Conservation Volunteers) received the National Park Service's Southeast Region 2013 George and Helen Hartzog Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service.

November 1, 2011
Living with bears in western North Carolina
The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission will make a presentation to discuss how we can all be great bear neighbors in Western North Carolina. Learn more about black bears from Great Smokies National Park.

Did You Know?

black and white sketch of binoculars; art by Will Irvine and Mark Haines

These binoculars were used quite a lot by both Mrs. Sandburg and her daughter Margaret. They loved watching birds from inside their home or while walking in the woods or through the pastures. Margaret identified over 100 species of birds on the property during her lifetime at Connemara.