The AACC department of Lifelong Learning offers history and heritage courses that provide an in-depth look at local, national and global periods throughout history.
Taught by gifted historians in their field, these engaging and enlightening courses underscore the importance of learning and appreciating our past. Topics include lectures and in some instances field trips focusing on historic events, decorative arts, historic architecture, colonial history, historic Civil War battles, military leaders and the local history of Anne Arundel County. Additional programs address historic global conflicts and exam world cultures and religions.
Upcoming History and Heritage Noncredit Classes
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HRY 352 - Colonial Anne Arundel: South County
Explore the 23-acre London Town Publik and Gardens with a historic preservationist. Visit the William Brown House, a National Historic Landmark, and smaller reconstructed dwellings. Learn about the architecture and building materials
NOTE: Transportation and admission included. Bring a bag lunch. Wear comfortable shoes and
dress for outdoors.
Local and Regional
HRY 312 - Gettysburg in a Day
Follow the Confederate and Union armies through the most important battle of the Civil War. Learn about Pickett's Charge and the actions of Gens. Ewell and Longstreet.
Note: Lecture tour at Gettysburg National Battlefield in Pennsylvania. Transportation included. AACC bus departs from Parking Lot A at 8:30a.m. Bring bag lunch or purchase on own. Wear comfortable shoes and dress for outdoors.
HST 307 - Arlington National Cemetery: Shrine to America's Heroes.
Participate in a lecture and tour of the nation's most famous cemetery. Learn its history and visit the sites of notable veterans, dignitaries, presidents and lesser known notables interrred there.
Note: Students over 60 pay only the course fee. Transportation included. Depart from Parking Lot A. Extensive walking required. Students must be able to walk withot assistance or provide their own caregiver who also will be required to register for the class. Bring lunch or purchase on won. Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for outdoors.
HST 308 - Annapolis: Portrait of a Small City
Participate in a lecture followed by a tour of this historic gem. Learn about old Annapolis and its notable residents. Explore the architecture and visit various sites including the Naval Academy.
Note:Students over 60 pay only the course fee. Student meets instructor in Annapolis at location to be determined. Bring a bag lunch. Extensive walking required. Students must be able to walk without assistance or provide their own caregiver who asso will be required to register for the class. Bring lunch or purchase on own. Warr comfortable walking shoes and fress for outdoors.
HRY 375 - Railroads and the Civil War NEW
Discover how railroads helped maintain a supply line for transporting troops and munitions during the Civil War. Discuss the rail's effect on battles and campaigns, and the consequences into the reconstruction period.
For more information contact AACC's Office of Continuing Education at 410-777-2325 or email Carol Cassidy at email@example.com.