Retired Executives And Professionals

Our Trips

SPRING MAY 17-18, 2019

Grant's Tomb

Grant's Tomb 


Enjoy hours of beauty, peace and discovery at BAPS, Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Robbinsville, NJ – a masterpiece of exquisite Indian design and workmanship. Marvel at the intricate marble carvings, participate in Hindu rituals or learn about the world’s oldest living faith – Hinduism.  


 Built in 1885 for Jeannette and John Holme Ballantine of the celebrated Newark beer-brewing family, this brick and limestone mansion originally had 27 rooms, including eight bedrooms and three bathrooms.  Part of The Newark Museum since 1937, the house was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1985. 


 The final resting place of President Ulysses S. Grant and his wife, Julia, (Grant's Tomb) is the largest mausoleum in North America. It testifies to a people’s gratitude for the man who ended the bloodiest conflict in American history as Commanding General of the Union Army and then, as President of the United States, strove to heal a nation after a civil war and make rights for all citizens a reality. 


The Museum of New York was founded by Henry Collins Brown, in 1923 to preserve and present the history of New York City, and its people. The museum's collection of over 1.5 million items – which is particularly strong in objects dating from the 19th and early 20th centuries – include paintings, drawings, prints, including over 3000 by Currier and Ives, and photographs featuring New York City and its residents, as well as costumes, decorative objects and furniture, antique toys– the museum was the first in the United States to establish a curatorial department for toys – ship models, rare books and manuscripts, marine and military collections, police and fire collections, and a theater collection which documents the golden age of Broadway theater. There are also dioramas about the city's history as well as its physical environment.

FALL 2018

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No. 9 Coal Mine, Lansford PA. Visitors to the mine ride 1,600 feet along rail into the mountain. They can examine the miner's hospital, the mule-way, and the original 900 foot elevator shaft. Also on the grounds is the "Wash Shanty'' which includes the tools and paraphernalia that the miner's used to wash their clothes and equipment. 

Eckley Miners' Village in eastern Pennsylvania is an anthracite coal mining patch town located near Hazleton, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania 


SPRING 2018

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Donald Kendall Sculpture Garden
Neuberger Museum of Art 

Dinner in Oyster Bay
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site  (Home of President Theodore Roosevelt)
Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park
Coe Hall 65 room Tudor Rival mansion
Dinner Harold’s Restaurant in New Jersey


 

FALL 2017

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Landis Valley and Farm Museum

Demonstrations of crafts, animals, plants, and implements are authentic to the 1700-1800's.
National Watch & Clock Museum

We will visit a collection of over 12,000 timekeeping items. This is the largest and most comprehensive collection in North America.

George's Furniture & Woodshed

We will see how master craftsmen work with wood to create a masterpiece.

Miller's Smorgasbord for Dinner

SPRING 2017

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National Museum of African American History & Culture

More than 36,000 artifacts and more than 100,000 charter members.

The Conference Center at the Maritime Institute
The institute provides training for professional mariners working in merchant, passenger, and military vessels.

The Library of Congress

The largest library in the world serves as a research center for Congress.

SPRING 2016

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U.S. Naval Academy

The Academy has been training future officers to the Navy since 1845. We will have a grand tour of the facilities, the chapel, and the gift shop.

Maritime Museum St. Michaels
The history of the Chesapeake, the largest collection of Chesapeake boats, and the maritime industry are explored.
The PACA House & Gardens
The 18th Century Georgian mansion was designed and built by William Paca, a Maryland statesman and signer of The Declaration of Independence. 

Patriot Boat Cruise St. Michaels Since 1969 the Patriot has navigated the Miles River and the Chesapeake Bay. 

FALL 2015

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The September 11 Memorial & MuseumThe Educational and Historical Institution honors victims and examines 9/11 and its continued global significance.

The Whitney Museum
Visit the acclaimed museum designed by Renzo Piano on a self-guided tour of the numerous exhibitions throughout the museum.

The NYC Highline
Next to the Whitney stroll the 1.46 mile long New York City linear park on an elevated section of disused Promenade Planter of the New York Central Railroad.