• Clara Barton National Historic Site tulips in bloom.

    Clara Barton

    National Historic Site Maryland

News

Celebrate Women's History Month, March 2014 with programs

March 1, 2014 Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site in Richmond, VA

March 8, 2014 Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site in Washington, D.C.

March 23, 2014 Clara Barton National Historic Site in Glen Echo, MD in addition to honoring Clara Barton, Harriet Tubman will be honored with information about Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument available.

More information available in the Press Release Celebrate Women's History Month.

Winter Hours 2014 Press Release

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.