• Clara Barton National Historic Site tulips in bloom.

    Clara Barton

    National Historic Site Maryland

Special Events

Actress Mary Ann Jung dressed as Clara Barton holds an American Flag during a performance of Clara Barton Red Cross Angel.

Performances of "Clara Barton: Red Cross Angel" by Mary Ann Jung - Free

Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. performance in the Bumper Car Pavilion at adjacent Glen Echo Park. Open House at Clara Barton NHS from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This performances will be held in the Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park (7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD 20812). The program is appropriate for all ages. Walking distance from Clara Barton NHS.

Open house events at Clara Barton NHS (5801 Oxford Road, Glen Echo, MD 20812) will follow each performance. National Park Service rangers and volunteers stationed throughout the historic home will tell the fascinating story of Clara Barton's life and times. Get a feel for life in the early 1900s and learn about Clara Barton's Red Cross operation.

Women's History Month Programs in D.C. Libraries:

Clara Barton - An American Life and Clara Barton - Between the Bullet and the Battlefield In celebration of Women's History Month in March 2015, these two presentations will be featured at the following DC Public Library locations. Attend a presentation and learn the remarkable story of the Civil War heroine and founder of the American Red Cross, Clara Barton. These free, 45-minute programs will be presented by National Park Service Ranger Kevin Patti. For more information, please visit www.dclibrary.org or call Clara Barton National Historic Site at 301-320-1410.

Clara Barton - An American Life March 18 at 1:00 p.m. - Palisades Neighborhood Library, (202) 282-3139

Clara Barton - Between the Bullet and the Battlefield:

March 11 at 7:00 p.m. - Takoma Park Neighborhood Library, (202) 576-7252

March 25 at 7:00 p.m. - Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library, (202) 671-3121

March 28 at 10:00 a.m. - Southeast Neighborhood Library, (202) 698-3377

 

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