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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published April 21, 2011

***MEDIA ADVISORY***
DETAILS AND INSTRUCTIONS ANNOUNCED FOR GOVERNOR SCHAEFER SERVICES NEXT WEEK



BALTIMORE, MD (April 21, 2011) – This morning, details for the public and instructions for members of the media are announced for services honoring Governor William Donald Schaefer next week.

Governor Schaefer will lie in state at the Maryland State House in Annapolis beginning at 10am until 2pm on Monday, April 25th. Governor O’Malley will greet the casket at 9:30am, with Honor Guard from the Maryland National Guard, on State Circle in front of the Maryland Inn, closest to School Street. The State House Rotunda will be opened for public viewing at 10:00 a.m.

Monday afternoon, a special tour of Baltimore will be arranged for Governor Schaefer through the neighborhoods and landmarks of the City he spent his life defending. The tour of Baltimore will include the childhood home of Governor Schaefer, the grave sites of Governor Schaefer’s parents, Lexington Market, the Washington Monument in Mount Vernon, the Basilica of the Assumption, the Hippodrome, Camden Yards, Federal Hill, the Inner Harbor, the National Aquarium, drives through the Little Italy and Fells Point neighborhoods, the Lloyd Street Synagogue and Jewish Museum of Maryland, Healthcare for the Homeless, and ending at City Hall.

Governor Schaefer will lie in state at Baltimore City Hall from 6pm until 9pm on Monday, and again all day Tuesday from 9am until 9pm. City Hall Rotunda will be opened for public viewing during those times.

Funeral services will take place at Old St. Paul’s Church in Baltimore at 11am on Wednesday, April 27, and interment at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Hunt Valley following funeral services.

Please see below for specific media instructions for each segment of the three-day services.


WHAT: Governor Schaefer to lie in state at Rotunda of Maryland State House

WHEN: Monday, April 25, 2011
Arrival ceremony at 9:30 a.m.
Doors open 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Maryland State House
100 State Circle
Annapolis

CONTACT: Shaun Adamec, Office of Governor O’Malley

PUBLIC: Members of the public may line up as early as they like at the Front entrance of the State House (opposite side of Lawyer’s Mall) and are encouraged to arrive no later than 1pm for this viewing in order for the services to remain on schedule.

Members of the public are encouraged to park at the Naval Memorial Stadium, enter through Gate 5 on the west side of Taylor Avenue, where shuttles will be provided.

MEDIA: - Media is welcome to cover the arrival and exit of the casket from a designated area outside, on the Maryland Inn side of the State House (closest to School Street). Inside photography and video is pooled (see below).
- Video pool feed will be provided by Maryland Public Television. Feed will begin when doors are opened to the public. Contact George Beneman at 410-960-6189 or Harry Vaughn at 443-257-9932.
- Still photos will be pooled by the Associated Press. Contact Mike Stewart at bmstewart@ap.org or 404-523-7442.
- Members of the media can begin set up at 8:00 a.m. on an outside riser along State Circle, closest to School Street.
- Parking for live trucks will be available beginning Sunday evening along North Street, off of State Circle. Live trucks must park along the inbound side, closest to the Legislative Services Building. Live truck space is on a first-come, first-served basis.


WHAT: Governor Schaefer motorcade to tour Baltimore landmarks

WHEN: Monday, April 25, 2011
Motorcade will leave Annapolis at 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Itinerary appears below. Times are approximate.

CONTACT: Michael Golden, spokesman for Governor Schaefer

ROUTE: 3:09 p.m. Governor Schaefer’s childhood home
620 Edgewood Street

Pass Western Cemetery, grave site of Governor Schaefer’s parents

3:22 p.m. Lexington Market
200 North Paca Street
Market bell will be tolled

3:32 p.m. Mt. Vernon Monument
Presentations – Flower Mark and Walters / Arts Community

Pass Baltimore School for the Arts, 712 Cathedral Street

3:38 p.m. Basilica of the Assumption
409 Cathedral Street
Bishop Madden will offer blessing

3:44 p.m. Hippodrome Theatre
12 N. Eutaw Street

3:48 p.m. Camden Yards
Team mascots, team representatives, and Stadium Authority staff will greet the motorcade

3:58 p.m. Federal Hill
Note: No television trucks will be permitted due to space restrictions
Neighborhood leaders, and representatives from the Baltimore Community Foundation, Citizens Planning and Housing Commission, Healthy Neighborhoods, Parks and People and others will greet the motorcade

4:08 p.m. Schaefer Statue, Inner Harbor
Motorcade will pass along Light Street

4:12 p.m. National Aquarium
501 East Pratt Street
Motorcade will pull into traffic loop

4:18 p.m. Little Italy
Motorcade will travel along Eastern Avenue, right onto Broadway

4:25 p.m. Fells Point Plaza
Foot of Broadway on Thames

4:33 p.m. Lloyd Street Synagogues and Jewish Museum
Corner of Lloyd and Lombard

4:38 p.m. Healthcare for the Homeless
111 Park Avenue


WHAT: Governor Schaefer to lie in state at Rotunda of Baltimore City Hall

WHEN: Monday, April 25, 2011
Arrival ceremony at 5:00 p.m.
Doors open 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Doors open 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: Baltimore City Hall
100 N. Holliday Street
Baltimore

CONTACT: Ryan O’Doherty, Office of Mayor Rawlings-Blake

MEDIA: - Media is welcome to cover the arrival of the casket as it is escorted inside City Hall from a designated area outside, along the cobblestones in front of City Hall. Inside photography and video is pooled (see below).
- Video pool feed will be provided by WBAL Television. Feed will begin during a brief indoor ceremony with Mayor Rawlings-Blake and dignitaries before doors are opened to the public at 6pm. Contact Charles Stroble at (410) 338-6501.
- Still photos will be pooled by the Associated Press. Contact Mike Stewart at bmstewart@ap.org or 404-523-7442.


WHAT: Funeral services for Governor Schaefer

WHEN: Wednesday, April 27, 2011
11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Old St. Paul’s Church
233 Charles Street
Baltimore

CONTACT: Michael Golden, spokesman for Governor Schaefer

MEDIA: - Media is welcome to cover the arrival of the casket from a designated area outside, across Charles Street from Church entrance. Inside photography and video is pooled (see below).
- Video pool feed will be provided by WJZ Television. Contact KC Robertson at 410-578-7523.