Carl Sandburg and his family lived in this house from 1945 until Sandburg's death in 1967. Today, National Park Service Rangers or park volunteer guides offer tours through the writer's house. Visitors can also drop in on the bookstore, which offers a broad selection of Sandburg's works.
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