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Barton, Clara, 1821-1912


Clara Barton National Historic Site

Clara Barton, noted humanitarian and educator, spent the last fifteen years of her life living in Glen Echo, Maryland. Her home was one of the first National Historic Sites dedicated to the accomplishments of a woman, and they have paid her further tribute by also creating this interactive guide to her former residence. Upon entering the site, visitors are greeted by a rendition of the song...
Clara Barton's House: Home of the American Red Cross

High above the Potomac River Valley, Clara Barton's home stands as memorial to the pioneering humanitarian and nurse. This installment of the National Park Services's Teaching With Historic Places Lesson Plans series looks at the historic structure and its role as a storehouse for American Red Cross supplies. Visitors to the site can read about the lesson and then dive right into the maps and...