Tribute to William Donald Schaefer by Burt Kummerow-President -Maryland Historical Society

21-Apr-2011 | News-Press Release

Representing Historic St. Mary’s City during a Maryland Day celebration in Annapolis, I presented an impressive replica 17th century helmet (called a “lobstertail) to the new Governor William Donald Schaefer.

 Mr. Schaefer, of course, put it on with great panache. There he was in the evening papers, somehow making the strangest of head gear look almost normal. During several meetings over the next few years, I learned that this down-to-earth leader could always make Maryland history fun and accessible to everyone. He could take foolish and forgettable and turn it into, “Wow, I didn’t know that” or “That’s cool and interesting.”

 Maryland’s world of history and culture will sincerely miss him. Good luck and Godspeed William Donald Schaefer!

 Burt Kummerow, President of the Maryland Historical Society

410-6853750 x 344


Show HTML Embed Snippet

This release was submitted by a Newsbox user.
Any communication related to the content of this release should be sent to the release submitter.

Contact Info

From Name
From Email
From Company
Login to Submit Email

Author Info

Tag Cloud


More Releases


Add a Comment