Dec 28, 2009

Maryland Historical Society names interim director

(Baltimore Sun) The cash-strapped Maryland Historical Society, which recently had to trim its museum and library hours to two days a week, has appointed the head of a Towson-based firm that focuses on making history accessible to the masses as its interim head. Burton Kummerow, president of Historyworks Inc., was named to the post Tuesday. "He reeks of history, from every fiber of his being," society board president Alex G. Fisher said. Continued