• Carl Sandburg Home and Barn

    Carl Sandburg Home

    National Historic Site North Carolina

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!

Did You Know?

photo of Zenith remote-controlled tv in corner of Sandburg dining room

One of Carl Sandburg's many friends was the President of the Zenith Corporation. This television set, one of the first remote control tvs, was given to him by that friend. Mr. Sandburg gracefully accepted his friend's gift, although he was not a big fan of tv! He believed tv to be a thief of time.