• Carl Sandburg Home Spring

    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?

photo of a young Carl (Charlie) Sandburg posing for his confirmation picture; circa 1890.

Carl Sandburg, who won two Pulitzer prizes and entertained heads of state, presidents, and Hollywood movie stars, only formally graduated from the eighth grade. He attended college classes for four years, but never received a degree.