Clara Barton House

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Clara Barton House
5801 Oxford Road, Glen Echo, MD 20812
Phone: 301-320-1410
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The Clara Barton National Historic Site, which includes the Clara Barton House, was established in 1974 to interpret the life of Clara Barton, an American pioneer teacher, nurse, and humanitarian who was the founder of the American Red Cross.

Guided interpretive tours of the unfurnished house occur at the top of every hour, Fridays and Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Please call (301) 320-1400 if you plan to bring a group of 12 individuals or more.

Clara Barton National Historic Site is administered by the George Washington Memorial Parkway and while you are visiting in the area, you may wish to visit one of the nearby sites.