Detour at Visitor Entrance
The restroom facility, bridge and picnic area at the park entrance will be closed from June 19 - 21 for a roofing project. Visitors will need to walk around the front lake, .4 miles, to access the Sandburg Home and second restroom.
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!
Plan Your Visit
Enjoy a guided tour, walk through the grounds, hike or greet the descendents of Mrs. Sandburg's dairy goat herd. A typical visit lasts 2 hours.Read More
Virtual Museum Exhibit
This exhibit explores the Sandburg family while they lived at Connemara through their personal belongings and memorabilia.Read More
Special Events Calendar
Visit the park to enjoy a special event, performance, live music, demonstration or historic walk.Read More
Did You Know?
Margaret, the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sandburg planted this flower garden according to a detailed plan. The park service plants flowers today according to the same plan Margaret used many years ago.