Clara Barton National Historic Site

5801 Oxford Rd, Glen Echo, MD 20812 Get Directions 
Phone: 301-320-1400


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Clara Barton National Historic Site
Photo Credit: National Park Service
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.
Tours Available Fri-Sat: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, & 4pm
ADA Accessible



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October 21, 2019
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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August 21, 2019
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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June 17, 2019
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...