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 James and Sylvia Earl Simulation to Advance Innovation and Learning Center (SAIL) is a unique facility dedicated to the advancement and practice of medicine through research, training and innovation designed to improve surgical and medical procedures and outcomes for patients. " Source: Anne Arundel Medical Center. www.aahs.org/sail/
The United States Marine Corps Museum is located in Quantico, Virginia, and was designed by Curtis W. Fentress. The museum is the centerpiece of the Marine Corps Heritage Center, run by its foundation which is a private, non-profit organization.
The B&O Railroad Museum is located on the Old Mount Clare Railroad Station in Baltimore Maryland which is the oldest railroad manufacturing of the United States of America. Originally the museum was called Baltimore & Ohio Transportation museum and it was created on July 4, 1953.
Established in 1925, the George Washington University Textile Museum is located in Foggy Bottom, Washington DC. The museum's founder was George Hewitt Myers and the exhibits comprise more than 21,000 textiles from around the world.
Premier Horticultural and American Botanical Garden that comprises 1,077 acres of woodlands, meadows and gardens in Pennsylvania's Brandywine Creek Valley.
Mount Vernon is located on the banks of the Potomac River in Virginia. It was the plantation house of Palladian Architecture of George Washington and Martha Washington.
The property of the museum is run by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, a philanthropic association. Mount Vernon was designated a Historical Landmark in 1960 and it is listed on the National Register of Historical Places.
Masonville Cove Center is located in in South Baltimore and it is the country's first urban wildlife partnership in which there is a nature center. It has 54 acres of restored wetlands, nature trails and a protected bird sanctuary.
Benjamin Banneker was the first African American man of science and mathematics. He owned a farm near Baltimore, Maryland and he was self-educated on astronomy, science and mathematics. Benjamin Banneker assisted on the survey for the construction of the nation's capital.
Library photo courtesy of Barry Halkin Photography