Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
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Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
 (table).

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

Address:81 Carl Sadburg Ln
Flat Rock, NC 28731

Phone:828-693-4178
Fax:828-693-4179
Web: www.nps.gov/carl/
Size: 264 acres.
Established: Authorized on October 17, 1968; established on October 27, 1972.
Location:In Flat Rock, NC, 3 miles south of Hendersonville, off US 25.
Facilities:Information station, rest rooms (é), hiking trails, museum/exhibit. Entrance fee required.
Activities:Hiking, house tours and other ranger-led programs.
Special Features:"Connemara" was the farm home of the noted poet-author for the last 22 years of his life (1945-1967). During his residence here, he published more than one-third of his works. The historic site consists of a 22-room house, barns, sheds, rolling pastures, mountainside woods, walking/hiking trails, two small lakes, ponds, flower and vegetable gardens, and an orchard.

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