A Poet of the People

Carl Sandburg provided a popular voice for the American people of the twentieth century and still speaks to us through his words, songs 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 interior of the Sandburg Home has been prepared for preservation work.  Take a house tour and se

Preservation Work - House and Barn

Preservation work is taking place at the Sandburg Home and Barn. Find out more.

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

Special 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

A young Sandburg sits at a typewriter.

Poetry of Carl Sandburg

Read selections of Sandburg's award-winning poetry.

Last updated: February 16, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

81 Carl Sandburg Lane
Flat Rock, NC 28731

Phone:

(828) 693-4178

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