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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.

History & Culture

Take a virtual tour at: http://www.nps.gov/features/clba/feat0001/flash.html

Complete the educational activities section of the virtual tour, print and mail us the certificate and receive a Clara Barton NHS web ranger Junior Ranger Badge.

 
 

Clara Barton NHS - Historic Furnishings Report - pdf file link; full publication of over 500 pages. (4.28 mb file)

The Historic Furnishing Plan was developed by the National Park Service/Harpers Ferry Center in 1983. It serves as the guiding document for the restoration and furnishings of the rooms at Clara Barton National Historic Site.

Did You Know?

Clara Barton Birthplace house.

Clara Barton was born on December 25, 1821 in North Oxford, Massachusetts. The house she was born in is preserved by The Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc. as the Clara Barton Birthplace Museum.