Clara Barton National Historic Site
5801 Oxford Road
Glen Echo, Maryland 20812
Clara Barton National Historic Site is administered by the George Washington Memorial Parkway. You may contact our headquarters at:
c/o Turkey Run Park
George Washington Memorial Parkway
McLean, Virginia 22101
Park Headquarters: 703 - 289-2500
Did You Know?
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.