Networking Breakfast and Optional Field Trip to Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office

 28 May
 National Museum of Civil War Medicine (NMCWM) 48 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21705
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 Luanne Houck
Networking Breakfast 7:45-8:15 Networking - Coffee and Bagels 8:15-8:30 Latest WID-GFC and NMCWM Initiatives 8:30-9:00 “A new Broom sweeps clean, but the old broom knows the corners… Lessons from the past to help get it done today…. “ Look into the lives and stories of women in the Civil War and glean valuable life lessons from their experience. Betsy Estilow, professor and president of the Board of Directors of the NMCWM, will explore the stories of women like Mother Bickerdyke, Clara Barton, Dorthea Dix and others who were able to overcome challenges to provide invaluable help to the military and its service members. Optional – Field Trip/Tour 9:15-10:30 Car Pools to Washington, DC 10:30-11:45 Tour of Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office (437 7th St, NW) See where Clara lived, stored supplies for her work on the battlefield, and handled correspondence concerning missing soldiers – hear the story about how the office was discovered 11:45-1:00 “Buy/Bring Your Own Lunch” – local restaurants in DC 1:00-2:15 Return to Frederick, Frederick, Maryland (MD) Breakfast Only: Free - WID Members, $10 - Non-members Breakfast and Optional Field Trip: $20 - WID Members, $25 - Non-members To register and pay through pay-pal or by check, please contact Laura Clarke at

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