This cake honoring Tommy Rampmeyer included magnets featuring the cover of each volume.
About 50 people gathered for the luncheon at the Ridgely Diner.
The Ridgely Historical Society presented this plaque to Tommy Rampmeyer.
J.O.K. Walsh, president of the Caroline County Historical Society, shows off one of the volumes he has bookmarked.
All 12 volumes of newspaper clippings and personal recollections, compiled over the past 13 years by Tommy Rampmeyer, were on display Jan. 16 at a luncheon in his honor.
From left, Cathy Schwab, of the Ridgely Historical Society, and Nellie and Tommy Rampmeyer look at a plaque just presented to Tommy by the Ridgely commissioners.
Posted: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 11:54 am
RIDGELY -- About 50 people gathered at the Ridgely Diner Jan. 16 for a luncheon to honor a man who has dedicated much of the past 13 years to preserving Ridgely's history.
Andrew "Tommy" Rampmeyer, a former town resident, has combed through every issue of the old Caroline Sun newspaper, which was printed from 1867 to 1959, photocopying any news regarding Ridgely.
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