She was a remarkable person

Clara Barton dedicated her life and energies to help others in times of need - both home and abroad, in peacetime as well as during military emergencies. Glen Echo was her home the last 15 years of her life and the structure illustrates her dedication and concern for those less fortunate than herself.

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Features

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Marian Moser Jones Program on Clara Barton

Marian Moser Jones, author of The American Red Cross from Clara Barton to the New Deal, spoke at Clara Barton NHS. See it on YouTube.

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Traveling Clara Barton Junior Ranger Program

The 150th Anniversary of the Civil War provides Americans with the opportunity to reflect on the importance of this pivotal period...

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Virtual Museum Exhibit

Take a closer look at some of Clara Barton's possessions and other objects which are part of the Clara Barton National Historic Site museum collection

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Become a Junior Ranger at Clara Barton NHS

Become a Clara Barton NHS on-line Junior Ranger by completing one of the on-line activities in the Clara Barton Interactive Experience.

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