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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5801 Oxford Rd
Glen Echo, MD
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Rated 3 by J8896YQlauries

September 30, 2023


Neglected but rich in history

So very sad to see this Victorian home/office/warehouse of Clara Barton as first President of the American Red Cross being in ruin. Funding will come next year but it’s a skeleton for the NPS to...

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Rated 5 by wdctraver

August 06, 2023


Worth a quick visit! Clara Barton rocks!

Really interesting to learn about Clara Barton. Her home and warehouse is a pretty building with interesting architecture (based on the shelters she used in the Johnston Floods). We spent about 45...

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Rated 3 by Brend482

April 22, 2023


Historically-important but poorly-maintained site

Clara Barton lived in this house for 15 years (and died here), which also was the HQ for the American Red Cross. It has been a NPS site for decades, but is in shockingly poor condition: the paint on...

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