"Nothing happens unless first a dream", Carl Sandburg, 1922

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the park, 1968-2018.

Carl Sandburg provided a popular voice for the American people of the twentieth century and still speaks to us through his words, activism, music and the beauty and serenity of Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site.

Explore Sandburg's legacy and Experience Your America!

Tulip Magnolia tree in full bloom in front of the Sandburg Home

Plan Your Visit

Plan a visit to the Sandburg Home in any season.

The furniture is back in the Sandburg Home

The Furniture is Back!

Preservation work on the Sandburg Home is complete. Most of the books and furniture have been returned to their place.

A young visitor enjoys a hands-on demonstration during a special event.

Calendar of Events

A young visitor enjoys a hands-on demonstration during a special event.

Ribbons and poems are displayed for student recognition.

Poetry Contest

The annual contest is open in January and awards announced in April.

A writer is inspired by the scenery along a park trail.

Writer in Residence

Learn more about becoming a Sandburg Writer-in-Residence

Perspectives: The Sandburg Story Slam

Join the Story Slam on January 6th

Be a storyteller or enjoy the stories at “Perspectives: The Sandburg Story Slam" on January 6th.

Last updated: November 16, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

81 Carl Sandburg Lane
Flat Rock, NC 28731

Phone:

(828) 693-4178

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