Clara Barton's Birthplace

Clara Barton's Birthplace (HMWD6)

Location: Oxford, MA 01537 Worcester County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 9.332', W 71° 52.843'

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1630 - 1930

One mile westward Clara Barton, "the angel of the battlefield," was born in 1821. A volunteer nurse in the Civil War, she served the International Red Cross in the Franco-Prussian War, founded the American Red Cross and served as its president for 23 years.
HM NumberHMWD6
Series This marker is part of the Massachusetts: Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers series
Year Placed1930
Placed ByMassachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 11:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 261997 N 4671062
Decimal Degrees42.15553333, -71.88071667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 9.332', W 71° 52.843'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 9' 19.92" N, 71° 52' 50.58" W
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Area Code(s)508
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 647 Main St, Oxford MA 01537, US
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