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The Guild for Life Bibliographies

The Truxal Library provides guides to the Anne Arundel Community College Guild for Life with library resources for their monthly visits to Museums of the Mid-Atlantic and other attractions.

Trips on 2017

Out and about: Guild for Life Bibliographies

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. 

Gallery: Baltimore Museum of Industry. January 2017

Photo Source: Romainbehar. The Baltimore Museum of Industry [from the quay.] Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 18 January 2012 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baltimore_Museum_of_Industry#/media/File:BaltimoreMuseumOfIndustry-FromQuay.jpg

Baltimore Museum of Industry. January 2017

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.

Gallery: White House Visitor Center. February, 2017.

Photo Source: The White House. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 2016. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:White_House_Front.jpg

 

White House Visitor Center. February, 2017.

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.

Gallery: Havre de Grace Decoy Museum. March 2017

Photo source: Havre de Grace Decoy Museum. decoymuseum.com/

Havre de Grace Decoy Museum. March 2017

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".

Gallery: Banneker Douglass Museum. April 2017

Photo Source: Banneker-Douglass MuseumMt. Moriah African Methodist Episcopal Church.  en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banneker-Douglass_Museum

Banneker Douglass Museum. April 2017

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.

Gallery: Nemours Mansion and Gardens Visitor Center. May 2017.

Photo source: //lccn.loc.gov/2005687264 Alfred Irenee DuPont, bust portrait, facing left] [graphic]. c1916.  1 photographic print. BIOG FILE [item]

Photo source: Nemours Estates. nemoursestate.org/welcome.html

Nemours Mansion and Gardens Visitor Center. May 2017.

The Nemours Mansion and Gardens is a 300-acre country state of philanthropist Alfred I. DuPont. It is located in Wilmington Delaware.

Gallery: Stratford Hall. August 2017

Photo source: Title: Old churches, ministers and families of Virginia. Year: 1900 (1900s). Authors: Meade, William, 1789-1862.Subjects:.Episcopal Church. Publisher: Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott company. Contributing Library: Princeton Theological Seminary Library. Digitizing Sponsor: Princeton Theological Seminary Library. Source: Wikimedia Commons. File:Stratford Hall, Virginia.jpg - Wikimedia Commons and Image from page 174 of "Old churches, ministers and famili… | Flickr

Stratford Hall. August 2017

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.

Gallery: College Park Aviation Museum & Greenbelt House Mansion. October 2017.

Photo Source: College Park Aviation Museum Logo Air Museum Network – College Park Aviation Museum

College Park Aviation Museum & Greenbelt House Mansion. October 2017.

"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. 

About the Museum | MNCPPC, MD (collegeparkaviationmuseum.com)

Gallery: Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center. November, 2017

Photo source: Harriet Tubman, full-length portrait, standing with hands on back of a chair. Digital ID: (digital file from b&w film copy neg.) cph3a10453 hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a10453 Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-7816 (b&w film copy neg.) Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. [Harriet Tubman, full-length portrait, standing with hands on back of a chair] | Library of Congress (loc.gov)

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center, November, 2017

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