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A great deal of monuments around the United States have fallen victim to vandalism over the past week.
Earlier this week, a state a Confederate statue was pulled down and disassembled in Durham, North Carolina. It had stood in front of the city’s county courthouse since 1924.
Sources say that another important monument has been vandalized—The Lincoln Memorial.
ABC News has reported that an explicit message written in red spray paint has been plastered across the Lincoln Memorial and was found on Tuesday at 4:30 EST.
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) August 15, 2017
Paper covers the spot where someone sprayed red paint on the Lincoln Memorial. The Park Service if trying to clean it pic.twitter.com/FLhHihOU8k
— Sam Ford (@ABC7Sam) August 15, 2017