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 Baltimore Museum of Industry is located in Baltimore, Maryland and it was found in an old cannery in 1977. The museum has artifacts and exhibits including documents in a library about the Baltimore manufacturing industry from early 20th century.
The White House Visitor Center is located in Washington, D.C. between 14th and 15th Streets and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. The White House Visitor Center is managed by the National Park Service and it has memorabilia and items from the "First Families" of the United States of America.
The Havre de Grace Decoy Museum has exhibits about the folk art of floating "decoys" from several regions of the United States.
The Museum It is located on the town of Havre de Grace, Maryland, which has been called the "Decoy Capital of the World".
The Banneker-Douglass Museum is a museum dedicated to preserving Maryland's African American heritage. Located at 84 Franklin Street, Annapolis, Maryland. The Museum was formerly known as Mt. Moriah African Methodist Episcopal Church. The Museum was named after Benjamin Banneker and Frederick Douglass, two prominent African Americans from the state of Maryland.
The Nemours Mansion and Gardens is a 300-acre country state of philanthropist Alfred I. DuPont. It is located in Wilmington Delaware.
Statford Hall is a Georgian style architecture historic house museum and birthplace of Robert E. Lee. It was the plantation house of four generations of the Lee family and the house of two signatories of the Declaration of Independence. Statford Hall is a historic Landmark since 1960.
"The College Park Aviation Museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting aviation innovations at College Park Airport and in Prince George's County while fostering research, inventiveness, and lifelong curiosity about the history and science of flight."
College Park Aviation Museum. Mission Statement. The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission.
Harriet Tubman, born Araminta Ross, was an American abolitionist born into slavery and who escaped making about 13 missions to rescue about 70 enslaved people during the American Civil War. Her missions were part of what has been called the Underground Railroad. Tubman was a scout, nurse and spy for the Union Army and she was also an activist of antislavery and the women's vote.
The Harriet Tubman's Underground Railroad Visitor Center is located in Church Creek, Maryland, Eastern Shore.
Library photo courtesy of Barry Halkin Photography