She was a remarkable person
Clara Barton dedicated her life and energies to help others in times of need - both home and abroad, in peacetime as well as during military emergencies. Glen Echo was her home the last 15 years of her life and the structure illustrates her dedication and concern for those less fortunate than herself.Read More
Traveling Clara Barton Junior Ranger Program
The 150th Anniversary of the Civil War provides Americans with the opportunity to reflect on the importance of this pivotal period...Read More
Virtual Museum Exhibit
Take a closer look at some of Clara Barton's possessions and other objects which are part of the Clara Barton National Historic Site museum collectionRead More
Become a Junior Ranger at Clara Barton NHS
Become a Clara Barton NHS on-line Junior Ranger by completing one of the on-line activities in the Clara Barton Interactive Experience.Read More
Did You Know?
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.