Clara Barton House
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
N 38° 58.150 W 077° 08.373
18S E 314643 N 4315532
Quick Description: Located in downtown Glen Echo. You can pretty much park right in fron of it at the main shopping center by the circle along MacAuthor Blvd. For information about the house itself the link to the NPS website is below.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 5/25/2006 12:42:51 PM
Waymark Code: WMDF1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Metaphor
Views: 260

Long Description:
Early headquarters of the American Red Cross and home of Clara Barton, founder and First President, who lived here until her death in 1912. Located just south of this marker, the house had an unusual interior of Steamboat Gothic design with railed galleries and a suspended captain's room.
Erected 1964 by the Montgomery County Historical Society and the Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage.
Marker Type (optional): ----

County (required): Montgomery County

Location (required): Glen Echo

Website for more info (optional): [Web Link]

More info about the site/marker (optional): Not listed

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