• Clara Barton National Historic Site tulips in bloom.

    Clara Barton

    National Historic Site Maryland

Traveling Clara Barton

Traveling Clara Barton is a fun way to learn about Clara Barton's Civil War accomplishments and earn a Clara Barton National Historic Site Civil War Junior Ranger Badge.

  1. Print out your Traveling Clara Barton document.
  2. Visit or mail Traveling Clara Barton to each of the six sites listed on the document.
  3. Collect a stamp at each site.
  4. Print out and complete the Junior Ranger Worksheet.
  5. Return your completed Traveling Clara Barton document and Junior Ranger Worksheet to Clara Barton NHS. (in person or by mail)
  6. Receive a Clara Barton NHS Civil War Junior Ranger Badge.
 

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.