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Clara Barton House

This is where Clara Barton, the founder of the American Red Cross, lived for the last 15 years of her life. The Red Cross was housed here from 1896-1904. The site is free and open to the public for tours from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Tours show Red Cross history and artifacts from the time when Barton lived there.


5801 Oxford Road
Glen Echo, MD 20812
Official Website

Clara Barton House
Photo Credit: National Park Service

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