The phrase found on the statue’s top plaque is CEASE FIRING-PEACE IS PROCLAIMED. The inspiration for the statue found on the large bottom plaque is THE GATE CITY GUARD.
The puzzle solution reads CRUISE EAST PATH TO FLAGPOLE.
The maze solution intersects with letters that spell TAKE SOUTH STAIRS. WALK SOUTHEAST TO MAYORS MEMORY GROVE IN CIRCULAR WALL.
The letters in the bold column spell GO EAST TO BRIDGE GAZEBO.
The connect-the-dot image is a 5-foot park marker with a pyramidic top, similar in shape to the Washington Monument. Once you cross the bridge, stand on the square of bricks. Follow the first path on your left until you reach the marker.
The unused letters spell FOLLOW PAVED PATH SOUTH TO SUNDIAL PEDESTAL ON GRASS.
The holes on the page should line up with text to read DESCEND EAST STAIRS TO ECO PLAYHOUSE.
The rebus solution is:
TAIL + KEY -ILY = TAKE
PAN + MATH – MAN = PATH
S + MOUTH + W + VEST – MV = SOUTHWEST
TOP – P = TO
SLIDE – L = SIDE
BYE – E = BY
SPIDER – PR = SIDE
BEAN + CHEST – AT = BENCHES
The first name found on the right plaque is KINGSTON. The first name found on the left plaque is RACHEL. The coordinate-words reveal GO WEST THROUGH GRASS. DESCEND STAIRCASE TO LAKESHORE.
The code solution is FOLLOW GRAVEL PATH AROUND LAKE TO LARGE DOCK AT OTHER END.
The four native plants identified (in order) are: TULIP POPLAR, SHAGBARK HICKORY, WATER OAK, and SWEETGUM. The puzzle solution reads: HEAD NORTHWEST TO MODERN PLAYGROUND.
The first seven words on the plaque are WHEN AN ARTIST STOPS BEING A CHILD. The seven words will then the substituted to reveal TRAVEL NORTH PATH TO FIRST STATUE AGAIN.