Carl Sandburg State Historic Site

313 E. Third St.
Galesburg, IL 61401- Map It
Phone: (309) 342-2361

AAA Editor Notes

Carl Sandburg State Historic Site, at 313 E. Third St., is a three-room cottage that was the birthplace of Carl Sandburg. The neighboring visitor center contains a museum devoted to the life and works of the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Lincoln biographer. Behind the cottage is Remembrance Rock, Sandburg's gravesite and memorial garden. A 20-minute video presentation is available, and a summer concert series is offered.
Hours: Thurs.-Sun. 9-5. Hours may vary. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule and holiday hours. Allow 30 minutes minimum.