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Opens at 11:00 AM
Last Admission at 5:00 PM

(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 Jones: A Forgotten Civil War Nurse
January 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am

Discover the story of Clara Jones whose remarkable war-time experiences included assisting the wounded on a hospital ship, in Alexandria, and at Gettysburg between work as a full-time teacher.

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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.


“Your Place Is Here” – Clara Barton at the Battle of Fredericksburg

Clara Barton might have earned the moniker Angel of the Battlefield at Antietam, but her deeds at the Battle of Fredericksburg solidified that reputation.

“It Feels A Shame To Be Alive”

Read some of Emily Dickinson’s famous and thoughtful poetry, and gain an insight into what it was like to be alive during the Civil War.

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