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I am acquainted with John Christian Heilman's great-granddaughter. She maintains that Crystal Hill is one of the two hills overlooking the Arkansas River within Maumelle. Crystal Hill Road once passed through Burns Park; that may add to the confusion.

Mary Alice Chambers
North Little Rock, AR