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Thursday through Saturday
Opens at 11:00 AM
Last Admission at 5:00 PM

Tours begin on the half hour

(202) 824-0613

437 7th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20004
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The preserved rooms are accessible by both stairs and elevator.

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Upcoming Events

Clara Barton at Andersonville
March 28 @ 6:00 pm

Explore the important work of identifying missing men that helped Clara Barton contribute to establishing the National Cemetery at Andersonville Prison.

Health Care on the Front Lines – Past and Present Perspectives Premier
March 31 @ 11:00 am

Celebrate the premier of “Healthcare on the Frontlines” – a documentary film connecting the response to the healthcare crisis of the Civil War to today.

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I was lucky enough to visit this bit of hidden history while in town for an American Red Cross meeting. Even those of us familiar with Clara Barton’s story learned something. Well worth a visit!
Miriam I.


“The Fate of Your Loved Ones” – Dorence Atwater’s List

Learn how the heroic deeds of Dorence Atwater and Clara Barton helped identify thousands of soldiers graves at Andersonville Prison.

Death, Immortalized: Victorian Post-Mortem Photography

Post-mortem photography seems an odd custom to us today, but as historian Melissa DeVelvis explains, it was an important custom in the 1800’s.

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