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Listing No. 9064

c. 1870 Cottage
Galesburg, IL

Carl Sandburg Home State Historic Site

The Carl Sandburg State Historic Site is the birthplace of Carl Sandburg (1878-1967), a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Lincoln biographer, a children's author and folk song collector. Son of a Swedish immigrant who worked as a blacksmith's assistant at the nearby CB&Q railroad shops, Sandburg attended local primary schools and Galesburg's Lombard College. His first books of poetry were published in Galesburg.

Contact Information:

P.O. Box 585
313 E. Third St.
Galesburg, Illinois 61402-0585

Phone: 309-342-2361


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