Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

Overview / Map of Carl Sandburg Home

Visitor Services

Bookstore The park's bookstore is operated by Eastern National, a cooperating association of the National Park Service. Eastern National offers books and other educational items relating to the interpretive themes of Carl Sandburg Home NHS. The store is located on the first floor of the historic Sandburg Home. A percentage of the proceeds from all sales are donated to ...

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In A Nutshell

Directions By Plane From Asheville Regional Airport take I-26 east to exit 53 (formerly exit 22) - turn right onto Upward Road. From Greenville/Spartanburg International Airport take I-85 north to I-26 west to exit 53 (formerly exit 22) -turn left onto Upward Road. From Upward Road and intersection with Rt. 176 (now U.S. ...

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Frequently Asked Questions

I associate Carl Sandburg with the city of Chicago and the Midwest, what brought him to North Carolina? Carl Sandburg was born and raised in Galesburg, Illinois, a small town 200 miles southwest of Chicago. His literary career is most often associated with Chicago and the Midwest as much of ...

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At A Glance

Management About the Park Date Authorized: Oct. 17, 1968 (Public Law 90-592) Superintendent: Connie Backlund Phone: (828) 693-4178 Mission Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site is dedicated to preserving the legacy of Carl Sandburg and communicating the stories of his works, life and significance as an American poet, writer, historian, biographer of Abraham Lincoln, and social ...

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Planning Your Visit

Plan Your Visit The home of America's poet, Carl Sandburg, is quite a baronial estate for an old socialist. It was designated as a National Historic Site in 1968 to honor Carl Sandburg's compelling collection of stories about the American people; their plights, struggles, joys and hopes as told ...

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