Andrew G. Truxal Library compiles monthly a bibliography for the The Guild for L.I.F.E. to accompany members to their trips and/or tours. Each month the Guild for Life visits museums, parks, gardens, art galleries and factories from the Mid-Atlantic region. For more information, please visit: The Guild for Life.
This archive of past trips is a great resource to identify special places to visit in our region. Browse by year to to see trips that are all day trips from AACC.
The Terracotta Warriors are terracotta sculptures depicting the guardians of Qui Shi Huang, first Emperor of China. They were buried with the Emperor and date from 210-209 BCE. The purpose of these art funerary objects were to accompany Emperor Qui Shi Huang in his afterlife.
The Calvert Maritime Museum is located in Solomons, Maryland and holds materials on paleontology, maritime life of the Chesapeake region and Maritime history.
The Newseum first location was Rosslyn, Virginia. It opened on April 18, 1997 and later was relocated to Washington, D.C. on April 11, 2008. It had displays about the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, a display of newspapers from around the world, the September 11 attacks, the Internet, television and radio. Parts of the Berlin Wall were displayed as well as part of the exhibits.
It is also known as the Carroll County Almshouse and Farm and it is a historic farm with several buildings located in Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland.
Oriole Park at Camden Yards is the name of the downtown home of the Baltimore Orioles. The park is located a few blocks from the Inner Harbor.
Library photo courtesy of Barry Halkin Photography