Clara Barton National Historic Site

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. Part of Maryland's 2020 Year of the Woman.
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. Part of Maryland's 2020 Year of the Woman.

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Tours Available Fri-Sat: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, & 4pm

Location

5801 Oxford Rd
Glen Echo MD 20812
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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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Rated 4 by therivethatwassud

August 21, 2019

therivethatwassud

Get to the suburbs and visit!

My kids (12 and 9) and I visited on a day off from school in April. While the house is unfurnished, the ranger did a great job giving the tour for both kids and adults. Many historic sites are about...

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Rated 4 by mvidro

June 17, 2019

mvidro

Learn about an American woman who made it in a man's world

This has been on my list for a while. As it recently re-opened to limited tours in Nov 2018 (afternoons on Friday and Saturday), we stopped. Tours (currently free under the National Park Service...

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