The spray painting was found around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday on one of the columns at the landmark, and seems to state “[expletive] law,” the National Park Service said Tuesday.
Groups are attempting to expel the spray painting at the Lincoln Memorial utilizing a mellow, gel-based paint stripper that is alright for use on noteworthy stone. The National Mall and Memorial Parks landmark protection team will apply the treatment various circumstances until the point that the spray painting is no more.
The Lincoln Memorial spray painting is one of a few late cases on vandalism around D.C.
Silver shower paint was found Tuesday on a Smithsonian wayfinding sign in the 1400 piece of Constitution Avenue. Likewise, somebody vandalized a statue in the Dupont Circle wellspring, driving groups to close off the wellspring for quite a long time to evacuate the spray painting.
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The recreation center administration additionally tidied up vandalism on the Lincoln Memorial in 2013 when green paint was sprinkled on the statue.