Rehabilitate Clara Barton National Historic Site
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The George Washington Memorial Parkway (GWMP) of the National Park Service (NPS) is proposing to rehabilitate Clara Barton National Historic Site, a National Historic Landmark administered by GWMP.
The Clara Barton National Historic Site is a historic property noted for its association with Clara Barton and the American Red Cross which she founded. The house served variously as a supplies warehouse, administrative office/Red Cross Headquarters, and Ms. Barton's residence between 1891 and 1912 when she passed away.
The NPS-GWMP is excited to embark on a major rehabilitation project to make preservation maintenance repairs and upgrades for health and safety codes, which will prolong the life of the structure while increasing its capacity for visitation.
For more information about the history of Clara Barton National Historic Site, please visit the NPS website: https://www.nps.gov/clba/index.htm.