• Clara Barton National Historic Site tulips in bloom.

    Clara Barton

    National Historic Site Maryland

Management

Clara Barton National Historic Site is administered by the
George Washington Memorial Parkway.

contact by mail:

Superintendent
George Washington Memorial Parkway
Turkey Run Park
McLean, VA 22101

by telephone:

703-289-2500

 

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.