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Discovering Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office

November 11, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Tour Clara Barton’s boarding house home and office with the man who saved it. 

Richard Lyons stands in Clara Barton's Missing Soldiers Office during the renovationOver twenty years ago, Richard Lyons was on a routine inspection when he discovered over a thousand nineteenth century artifacts tucked away in the attic of an old boarding house. Many of those artifacts belonged to Clara Barton. This led to a decades-long project to save Clara Barton’s boardinghouse and office and turn it into a museum.

Celebrate the 21st anniversary of Mr. Lyons’ discovery with the man himself. On Saturday November 11th, you have the opportunity to tour the museum with Mr. Lyons, and hear about his experiences and his work to save the space. Lyons give tours at 12:30 pm and 3:30 pm. 

Preregister for the tours 

Additionally, admission will be “Pay What You Wish” all day to mark the occasion.


November 11, 2017
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pay What You Wish
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Kenneth Burke


Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum
437 7th Street NW
Washington, 20004 United States
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