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Clara Barton: Angel of the Battlefield

November 17, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Special Living History Performance

Sunday, November 17th at 1:00pm


Join us at the JMM for a special performance by Living History Character Clara Barton. Hold your breath as the “Angel of the Battlefield” trods amidst the most dangerous and violent conflicts of the war to provide solace and hope to boys wounded in the fight.  See how one woman’s courage and generosity commanded the respect of every soldier.


Britt Olsen-Ecker as Clara Barton

Britt Olsen-Ecker as Clara Barton


Britt Olsen-Ecker has performed with The Strand Theatre, Glass Mind Theatre, and Single Carrot Theatre.  She is a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University and an accomplished photographer.


November is a special “themed program” month, focusing on the stories of women and the Civil War to complement our current exhibition Passages Through the Fire: Jews and the Civil WarWe would like to give special thanks to the Morton K. and Jane Blaustein Foundation for supporting this exhibition and its special programming.


This program is included in the cost of admission to the Museum. Members are free everyday – become a member today! Call Trillion Attwood at 410-732-6402 x215 or email tattwood@jewishmuseummd.org for more information.


November 17, 2013
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm