• Carl Sandburg Home and Barn

    Carl Sandburg Home

    National Historic Site North Carolina

2014 Schedule Of Special Events

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September 17 - Citizenship Day and Naturalization Ceremony
10:30 am
Come and celebrate with 25 North Carolina residents who will become new American Citizens through an official oath-taking ceremony. This is a wondeful celebration of citizenship. Event will be held rain or shine at the amphitheater adjacent to the Sandburg Home and is open to the public.

September 27 - Fee Free Day
All National Parks will waive entrance fees, including tour fees at Carl Sandburg Home NHS in honor of National Public Lands Day.

November 11 - Fee Free Day
All National Parks will waive entrance fees, including tour fees at Carl Sandburg Home NHS in honor of Veterans Day.

November 29 and December 27 at 10:30 a.m.
Christmas at Connemara
Join us on Saturday morning to revel with local musicians and storytellers. Music/storytelling will be held from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm in the garage adjacent to the Sandburg Home. Hot cider and cookies will be served. Holiday craft-making will be offered from 10am to 1pm. The house will be decorated in the simple style of the Sandburgs with poinsettias and a traditionally decorated Christmas tree from Thanksgiving until January 6th, 2015.

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.