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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 2018

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: The James & Sylvia Earl SAIL Center. Anne Arundel Medical Center. January 2018.

Photo Source: The James and Sylvia Earl Simulation to Advance Innovation and Learning Center (SAIL). Anne Arundel Medical Center //www.aahs.org/sail/

The James & Sylvia Earl SAIL Center. Anne Arundel Medical Center. January 2018.

"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/

Gallery: Marine Corps Museum. February 2018

Photo source: RadioFan Talk. National Museum of the Marine Corps.  Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 29 Apr. 2020.  en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Museum_of_the_Marine_Corps

Marine Corps Museum. February 2018

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.

Gallery: B&O Railroad Museum. March 2018.

Photo: US Postage Stamp commemorating 125 years of Rail Transportation and featuring the B&O Railroad, circa February 28, 1952.

B&O Railroad Museum. March 2018.

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.

Gallery: George Washington University Textile Museum. April, 2018.

Photo Source: George Washington University Textile Museum. n/d. museum.gwu.edu/textile-museum

George Washington University Textile Museum. April, 2018.

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.

Gallery: Longwood Gardens. May 2018.

Photo source: U.S. Department of Transportation. "Autumn Walk in the Longwood Gardens". Federal Highway Administration.#60778. N.D.www.fhwa.dot.gov/byways/photos/60778

Longwood Gardens. May 2018.

Premier Horticultural and American Botanical Garden that comprises 1,077 acres of woodlands, meadows and gardens in Pennsylvania's Brandywine Creek Valley.

Gallery: George Washington’s Mount Vernon. September 2018.

Photo source: “Mount Vernon," George Washington house, Mount Vernon Highway, Mount Vernon, Virginia. Aerial. ca. 1929.  Source: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA.

George Washington’s Mount Vernon. September 2018.

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.

Gallery: Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center. October 2018.

Image. Masonville Cove Environmental Center logo. Masonville Cove | Baltimore, MD

Photo source: Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center (MCEEC) www.masonvillecove.org/

Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center. October 2018.

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.

Gallery: Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum. November 2018

Photo Source: Unknown Author. Woodcut portrait of Benjamin Bannaker (Banneker) in title page of a Baltimore edition of his 1795. Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia Almanac. www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part2/2h68b.html

Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum. November 2018

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