Clara Barton: Red Cross Angel, a Living History Presentation. Civil War heroine Clara Barton overcame both personal obstacles and society's narrow view of women's roles to pursue her heart's work: battlefield nursing. In this costumed living history presentation, Mary Ann Jung portrays Barton as audience members take the parts of Yankees and Rebels. Learn how Clara Barton founded the Red Cross in America and still inspires individuals to "Never Give Up!"
Mary Ann Jung has been a lead actress and Director of Renaissance History and Shakespearean Language at the Maryland Renaissance Festival for over twenty-five years. She is a Smithsonian scholar/performer and has appeared on CNN, the Today Show, and Good Morning America. Jung's living history performances include Julia Child, Clara Barton, Mistress Margaret Brent, Rosalie of Riversdale, Amelia Earhart, and Good Queen Bess. She has a B.A. in British History from the University of Maryland.
Grant program of the Maryland Humanities Council. The Maryland Humanities Council is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the State of Maryland, and the William G. Baker, Jr. Memorial Fund, creator of the Baker Artist Awards.