Nurse Clara Barton is best known for founding the Red Cross in 1881. The Victorian Renaissance woman, however, was equally well known in her time as a suffragette and social reformer. Her accomplishments are on display at the Clara Barton Birthplace Museum (66 Clara Barton Rd., North Oxford, 508/987-2056, www.clarabartonbirthplace.org , 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Wed.–Sun. June–Aug.; 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Sat. Sept., $6 adults, $3 children 6–12, free children under 6), which contains exhibits on her life.