BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The National Aquarium celebrated the life and legacy of the late governor William Donald Schaefer on Thursday night.

The aquarium unveiled a mural called, “Schaefer’s Splash.”

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The mural commemorates then-mayor Schaefer’s famous seal pool plunge in 1981 after he had lost a bet about the timing of the grand opening of the National Aquarium.

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The mural was painted by local award-winning artist Joseph Sheppard.

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