Carl Sandburg Home celebrates National Public Lands Day

Published 9:52 am Friday, September 23, 2011

Park visitors enjoy a stroll on the lake trail at the Carl Sandburg Home NHS. (photo submitted)

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site will celebrate National Public Lands Day (NPLD) on Saturday, Sept. 24. On this day, public lands will provide work opportunities for volunteers to help care for parks, forests and recreation sites.
Work is scheduled from 9 a.m. till noon or early afternoon. Registration for the event begins at 8:30 a.m. at the visitor information station outside the restrooms by the lake. Volunteers must be registered.
Volunteers will receive a NPLD fee free coupon that may be presented for free entry at any of the agency lands on another day.
Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site is located three miles south of Hendersonville off U.S. 225 on Little River Rd. For further information, please call 828-693-4178 or visit
– article submitted by Connie Hudson Backlund

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