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Letter to the Editor: Preserve historic Calumet Country Club

I lived on Maple Road from 1938 until 1948. My grandfather and one or two Hazel Crest uncles were members of Calumet Country Club, or at least played there. My mother and I, as guests, played there with them occasionally. My father didn’t play golf, and I apparently inherited my lack of golfing skills and interests from him.

I do remember our Calumet Country Club outings with nostalgic pleasure. From the perspective of an 87-year-old former Homewood resident, I would prefer that it remain as it was in my memory, a lovely golf course . . .

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