Clara Barton National Historic Site

Clara Barton National Historic Site Photo
Barton lived here while the house was the headquarters and warehouse for the American Red Cross. The house conveys sense of dedication to serving others.

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Location

5801 Oxford Rd
Glen Echo, MD
20812
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Rated 2 by susanaU3607QC

September 12, 2022

susanaU3607QC

Sad memory of a great lady

It breaks my heart to see how Clara Baton's home has been neglected and slowly deteriorated over the past 7+ years. Every time I come to visit, it is still mostly closed for much needed, "promised...

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Rated 3 by Robert D

June 30, 2022

Robert D

HUGE Historic Home situated on a beautiful bluff overlooking Glen Echo Park {*Go when Open for Tours!}

HUGE historic home situated on beautiful property overlooking the Glen Echo Park, close to both the C&O Canal and Potomac River, along MacArthur Blvd in Glen Echo, MD (not far from Great Falls in...

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Rated 5 by Parisfan072

October 21, 2019

Parisfan072

An American History Highlight!

When Clara Barton finally began to slow down after a life of labor, she "retired" to the house we see today. The site was originally part of the local Chautauqua facility. The house was built with...

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