American Red Cross, Clara Barton House Chapter #1

Address 57 Elizabeth St
Dansville, NY 14437
Phone (585) 335-3500
Hours Mondays through Fridays - 9 am to 1 pm.
Themes Innovation & Commerce, Womens Rights
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Clara Barton, established the first American Red Cross in Dansville, NY in 1881. This chapter house functions as both an office and a museum exploring the history of the American Red Cross and the life of Clara Barton, who was both known as the “Angel of the Battlefield” in the Civil War and a staunch fighter for women’s rights.


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  • Sites Dates Hours: Mondays through Fridays - 9 am to 1 pm.
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