Clara Barton Monument

Dedicated: September 9, 1962
Location: Mansfield Avenue near tour stop 2.
Map Number: 3
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Clara Barton Monument
Clara Barton Monument

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Monument Text:
Clara Barton
During The Battle of Antietam September 17, 1862 Clara Barton brought supplies and nursing aid to the wounded on this battlefield
This act of love and mercy led to the birth of the present American National Red Cross

This symbolic red cross has been made from a brickfrom the chimney of the home where Clara Barton was born at North Oxford, Massachusetts on Christmas Day, 1821

Last updated: January 27, 2020

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