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The Hiker

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    South of Liberty Memorial Mall and Memorial Drive

    Park:

    1. Penn Valley Park
    2. Memorial Hill

    Description:

    The Hiker (1947) stands south of the Liberty Memorial Mall and represents veterans of the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection and the China Relief Expedition whose soldiers had the nickname Hiker. Sculpted by Theo Alice Ruggles Kitson, it was one of several Hiker statues she did, which are placed throughout the United States.

    Inscription:

    To commemorate the valor and patriotism of the men who served in the war with Spain/Philippine Insurrection and China Relief Expedition. 1898-1902.

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