• Clara Barton National Historic Site tulips in bloom.

    Clara Barton

    National Historic Site Maryland

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 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.