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This virtual multi-media exhibit celebrates Carl Sandburg, “Poet of the People.” It examines his career as a poet, writer, historian biographer of Abraham Lincoln and social activist.

It highlights the last 22 years of his life residing at Connemara in Flat Rock, North Carolina, including his wife, Paula Steichen Sandburg’s, contributions to the American dairy goat industry and her Grade A dairy operation.  The family’s achievements are viewed through personal belongings, awards and photographs, and his writings.

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