Many visitors to this barn had little idea that a world-famous writer lived nearby, for they had come here to find out about raising dairy goats. Internationally known for breeding world-record milk producers, Mrs. Sandburg managed a herd of over . . . — — Map (db m12463) HM
Has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark
Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1955 This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States
U.S. . . . — — Map (db m12466) HM
"We found that our land goes up... to the very top of Big Glassy Mountain---at least a mile of real climbing from the house. The timber seems endless....The hills will be white with dogwood blossoms in spring." Lilian Sandburg 1945 Glassy . . . — — Map (db m12468) HM
"It is necessary now and then for a man to go away by himself and experience loneliness; to sit on a rock in the forest and to ask of himself, 'Who am I, and where have I been, and where am I going?" Carl Sandburg
Throughout . . . — — Map (db m12461) HM
Born in Essex County Virginia 1756.
Died at The Rock House April 5, 1822.
Soldier, officer and patriot of the
Revolution who volunteered to fight
for the independence of his country.
Member of the House of Commons and
for many years . . . — — Map (db m210497) HM