Post Profile






Clara Barton’s Civil War office to become a museum

 Clara Barton’s post-Civil War office, where the battlefield nurse had helped families find missing soldiers, may finally get the care and respect it deserves. The top floor of an old brick commercial building in downtown Washington was Barton’s apartment and office where she collected donated medical supplies for the battlefield and later ran the Missing Soldiers Office.
read more

share
See more about: Civil War

Related Posts


Gettysburg's American Civil War Wax Museum Is For Sale

Lifestyle / Travel : Gadling (2 years ago)

A favorite destination in America's most famous Civil War battlefield faces an uncertain future as its owners are retiring and putting the building up for sale. The American Civil War Wax Museum at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, was open...

New museum at Gettysburg

Academics / History : The History Blog (7 years ago)

The old one was small, run down, and oh yeah, built in the middle of the actual battlefield in the 20’s. They’re razing it and restoring the whole battlefield to its Civil War topography. The new one is 3/4 miles away...

Paul R. Taylor on Museum Exhibits at Civil War Battlefields

History / US History : Rantings of a Civil War Historian (7 years ago)

Our friend Paul R. Taylor has a really interesting post on his blog setting forth his opinion on what should and should not be included in museum exhibits at Civil War battlefields. Paul’s post sums up my position on this issue perf...

Historic sites ask for help with spring cleaning

History / US History : A House Divided (last year)

The 18 th annual Civil War Park Day on April 5 is an opportunity for volunteers to help maintain Civil War battlefields, parks and buildings. Many of the 98 sites that have signed up with the Civil War Trust, sponsor of the event, o...

A mystery about Clara Barton lingers as visitors center opens

History / US History : A House Divided (2 years ago)

By February, the visitors center for the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office museum in downtown Washington will be open, according to museum superintendent Susan Rosenvold who spoke last week to the Harpers Ferry Civil War Roundtab...

Comments



Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC