fbpx

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

Address

1800 Little River Rd
Flat Rock, NC 28731

Amenities

Animals
Family Friendly
Farms
Hiking
Indoor
Museum
Offers Tours

Description

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site is where Carl Sandburg, American poet, historian, author, and lecturer spent the final 22 years of his long and productive life at his estate, Connemara. The home, originally built in 1838, displays the Sandburg’s furnishing as they lived at Connemara from 1945-1968, including Carl Sandburg’s collection of 12,000 books. Tour the home for a small fee, and learn about Sandburg’s life as a writer, journalist, folk singer, social activist and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and biographer. Visit the barn and descendants of Mrs. Sandburg’s champion dairy goat herd and hike over five miles of trails. Access to trails, grounds, barns and public areas is free.
  • Open year-round. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year's Day
  • Admission charged for house tour

Amenities

Animals
Family Friendly
Farms
Hiking
Indoor
Museum
Offers Tours

Description

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site is where Carl Sandburg, American poet, historian, author, and lecturer spent the final 22 years of his long and productive life at his estate, Connemara. The home, originally built in 1838, displays the Sandburg’s furnishing as they lived at Connemara from 1945-1968, including Carl Sandburg’s collection of 12,000 books. Tour the home for a small fee, and learn about Sandburg’s life as a writer, journalist, folk singer, social activist and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and biographer. Visit the barn and descendants of Mrs. Sandburg’s champion dairy goat herd and hike over five miles of trails. Access to trails, grounds, barns and public areas is free.
  • Open year-round. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year's Day
  • Admission charged for house tour

Address

1800 Little River Rd
Flat Rock, NC 28731
0
My Favorites
Your favorites list is empty. Look for to add favorites to your list.