• Carl Sandburg Home Spring

    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?

One of many green visors Carl Sandburg wore to protect his eyes from harmful sunlight and other light sources.

Carl Sandburg's eyes were very sensitive to light. He needed to protect his eyes whenever he worked outside and whenever he worked in rooms with incandescent lighting. He protected his eyes by wearing these green visors.