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Jun 22, 2008 - Flat Rock,NC Carl Sandburg NHS

Tucked away in Flat Rock, NC is the Carl Sandburg Home. After the death of Carl in 1967, Mrs. Sandburg packed only her clothes and left the house, its contents and the farm to the National Park Service as a memorial to her husband. The poet, minstrel, lecturer, biographer, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author lived in a very modest style in the 1850’s home on 241 acres of land. As you step into the house you feel the Sandburgs have just stepped out for a few minutes. Every room is filled with books, newspapers, and magazines. He subscribed to...

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