Carl Sandburg en Sandburg Statue’s Temporary Home <p>The nine-foot tall statue of Galesburg native Carl Sandburg is not yet installed at its final site in Galesburg.&nbsp; But it can still be seen by the public. Thu, 01 May 2014 20:58:15 +0000 TSPR Staff 52492 at Sandburg Statue’s Temporary Home Abingdon School Leads “Penny Parade” <p>Hedding Elementary School in Abingdon collected more pennies than any of the other seven Knox County schools that took part. The drive benefited the Carl Sandburg State Historic Site in Galesburg. The school raised over $635. The campaign raised a total of $1,901.<br /><br />The annual drive takes it inspiration from a 1909 essay Sandburg wrote to honor the minting of the Lincoln penny. The essay was titled &ldquo;Lincoln for Pennies.&rdquo;<br /> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 12:42:48 +0000 James Lenz 10382 at Abingdon School Leads “Penny Parade”