1878 – Carl Sandburg, poet and biographer of Abraham Lincoln, was born in Galesburg, Illinois. He attended the town’s Lombard College, Universalist. He was a member of the Unitarian Church of Asheville, North Carolina when he died in 1967. Read “Prayers of Steel” by Carl Sandburg, or read about Sandburg and his wife, Lilian Steichen.
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