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Vandalism at National Park Landmarks

A look at some of the recent vandalism at National Parks.

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A U.S. Park Police officer stands guard next to the statue of Abraham Lincoln at the memorial in Washington July 26 after green paint was splattered on the statue and the floor area. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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Two vandalism cases: Spray paint defacing the entrance to Old Salem Church in Fredericksburg.
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A mysterious substance was poured over the Irish Brigade at Antietam Battlefield in Sharpsburg, Md., in June.
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A park employee cleans graffiti from an historic rock formation at Arches National Park in Utah.
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Vandals defaced saguaro cactuses in Arizona, an iconic landmark of the state’s national parks.
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Employees closed access to Barker Dam at California’s Joshua Tree Park because of widespread vandalism.
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The News4 I-Team’s review found multiple instances of vandalism at war memorials in recent months.
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Federal workers closed Rattlesnake Canyon at Joshua Tree National Park in California after someone tagged some historic rock formations.
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