"Clara Barton" Program at the Historical Museum

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Presidents' Day Program:
Portrayal—Clara Barton, Civil War Nurse

Monday, February 20, 2012 (Presidents’ Day)
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Free for Museum members; $5 per family for non-Museum members

Clara Barton earned fame as the first woman to serve as a nurse on the front lines of a battlefield. This first-person program, given by Leslie Goddard, introduces Barton as a tireless worker who faced remarkable challenges in her quest to care for wounded soldiers. Learn about the medical conditions during the American Civil War and about the courage required for a woman who dared to brave the war’s front lines.


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