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.
It has been called the Capitol Building. Located on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. is the home of the US Congress and the Legislative branch of the federal government.
The biggest exhibit of the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History is the Sant Ocean Hall. It has hundred of marine specimens, videos and models.
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 National Museum of Civil War Medicine is located in Frederic, Maryland. It contains displays on medical practice during the Civil War (1861-1865). The museum opened to the public in 1996.
The U.S. States Naval Academy Museum is a maritime museum part of the U.S. Naval Academy. It is located on Preble Hall, Annapolis, Maryland.
The Smithsonian Museum of American History is located on the National Mall, in Constitution Avenue NW and 14th Street, Washington D. C.
The Pentagon is the building that headquarters the U. S. Department of Defense and it is located in Arlington county, Virginia, across from the Potomac river.
The Goddard Space Flight Center was founded on May 1st, 1959 as the first space flight center and it is located in Greenbelt, Maryland, United States.
Library photo courtesy of Barry Halkin Photography