Carl Sandburg Home
The Carl Sandburg Home is located in Flat Rock, NC.; This is across the street from the Flat Rock Playhouse, North Carolina's state theater. Flat Rock is extremely close to Hendersonville, NC. Hike five miles of trails, visit the onsite dairy goat barn, or take a guided tour of the estate. Carl Sandburg, known as "Poet of the People," won three Pulitzer Prizes for his poetry works, and biography of Abraham Lincoln. To learn more about the estate, watch the video below.
The Carl Sandburg Home is open seven days a week, closed only three days a year. Guided tours begin on the hour - first come, first served. The admission fee is small, and ranges from $5 to free, depending on age. Please read the website regarding extra parking spaces.
Watch a video of Carl Sandburg's background. The video goes by quickly.
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Flat Rock Playhouse
The Flat Rock Playhouse is the official State Theater of North Carolina, located right down the street from the Carl Sandburg Home. They now have two locations: the main stage theater in Flat Rock, and a smaller theater in Hendersonville. Both are within 45 minutes of A Touch of Luxury Cabin. The Playhouse produces professional performances, and is known as the "Broadway in the Mountains." They have plays, musicals, and comedies for all ages. Visit their website to purchase tickets in advance. They also offer summer camps.