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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.

Winter Hours 2014

Note: Announced 1/29/14 - Winter Hours and Monday/Tuesday closure extended until March 22, 2014.

George Washington Memorial Parkway News Release

Release Date: December 13, 2013

For Immediate Release

Contact: Superintendent, George Washington Memorial Parkway, 703-289-2500

Winter hours of operations announced for Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial and Clara Barton National Historic Site

McLean, VA The National Park Service, George Washington Memorial Parkway announces new winter hours of operation for Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial and for Clara Barton National Historic Site. Both parks will begin their winter hours of operation starting Sunday December 29, 2013 and will conclude on February 22, 2014. [extended until March 22, 2014] Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial and Clara Barton National Historic Site are scheduled to be open 10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. daily Wednesdays through Sundays. Both sites will also be closed on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 for New Years Day.

Please be advised Martz Gray Line Transportation will still operate its service seven days a week between 8:30a.m. to 4:30p.m.for visitors touring the Arlington House grounds and Arlington National Cemetery. In addition, the Eastern National sales outlet at Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays except on Monday, January 20, 2014 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and Monday February 17, 2014 for President’s Day. The Eastern National sales outlet at Clara Barton National Historic Site will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

-NPS-

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.