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    Clara Barton

    National Historic Site Maryland

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  • Temporary Site Closure Oct. 6 - 10, 2014

    Monday October 6 - Friday October 10, 2014 Clara Barton National Historic Site is closed to the public. The site is open for tours Sat. Oct. 11 - Monday Oct. 13. Please call 301-320-1410 for updates.

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Clara Barton National Historic Site

5801 Oxford Road

Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

301-320-1410

 

Clara Barton National Historic Site is administered by the George Washington Memorial Parkway. You may contact our headquarters at:

Superintendent

c/o Turkey Run Park

George Washington Memorial Parkway

McLean, Virginia 22101

Park Headquarters: 703 - 289-2500

 

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Did You Know?

Clara Barton seated with a female nurses graduation class.

Clara Barton is probably the most famous American nurse who was never a real nurse. She cared for wounded soldiers in the Civil War and as President of the American Red Cross she organized over 18 relief efforts, but she was a former school teacher and government clerk.