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 Fort George G. Meade Museum is a U.S. Army museum containing historical artifacts about members of the United States Army.
The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African- American History & Culture is located two blocks from Baltimore's Inner Harbor. The museum is named after the first African-American to build a billion-dollar company, the TLC Beatrice International Holdings.
Historic St. Mary's City is the fourth oldest permanent English settlement in the United States. It is considered the birthplace of religious freedom in the United States.
The National Watch and Clock Museum run by the National Association of Watch and Clock collectors, and it is dedicated to horology which is the science and art of keeping time. It is located in Columbia, Pennsylvania.
The Ford's Theatre is mostly known as it was the place where President Abraham Lincoln was fatally wounded by a gun shot on April 14, 1865. The theatre and the Petersen House are administered by the National Park Services. The Ford's Theatre is located in Washington, D.C.
The Dorothy and Megan Boats are reproductions from stern paddle wheeler operated by the Choptank River boat Company.
The Anne Arundel County Free School, located in Davidsonville, Maryland and it is the only surviving free school created by the Maryland Free School Act of 1723. The school is a museum managed by the Anne Arundel Retired Educators Association.
The Maryland Historical Society [MdHS] is housed at the Enoch Pratt House in Mount Vernon neighborhood of Baltimore. The Maryland Historical Society was founded on March 1, 1844. It is the oldest cultural institution in the United States.
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