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Patrick Turner

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The Mail

Monumental Memories This is my first letter to City Paper, which I have enjoyed reading over the years. Your selection of “Best Overlooked Monument: On the Trail Statue” (“Best of Baltimore,” Sept. 17) in Clifton Park woke up a lifetime-ago flood of vivid memories.  From 1956 to 1960, my brother, Mike, and I ran for Baltimore City College on the cross country and track teams coached by Vic Schmid and Jerry Nathanson. Clifton Park was our “home” cross-country course, and the On the Trail statue of one Native American Indian was and is still at the bottom of Indian Hill. A park road led from the statue to the top of the hill (almost), where the...

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