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Monuments In Washington D.C. Defaced

One woman arrested in connection with the vandalism. (7/29/13) Gallery created by: KFI AM-640

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    The Lincoln Memorial is covered in green paint on the National Mall in Washington, DC, July 26, 2013. The splatter on the landmark larger-than-life statue of Abraham Lincoln was discovered overnight, said Captain Steven Booker, a spokesman for the US Park Police. Criminal investigators are looking into the incident, including reviewing footage from security cameras, he said. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A camera is mounted to the ceiling of the Lincoln Memorial possibly could have recoreded an image of the person or people who vandalized the memorial with a splatter of green paint July 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The paint, which has no writings or symbols, was discovered around 1:30 a.m. on the statue of the 16th president, which was dedicated in 1922 and is one of the most popular sites on the National Mall. The memorial will remain closed until the paint can be removed. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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    A splatter of green paint covers a large area on the statue of President Abraham Lincoln after it was vandalized at the Lincoln Memorial July 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The paint, which has no writings or symbols, was discovered around 1:30 a.m. on the statue of the 16th president, which was dedicated in 1922 and is one of the most popular sites on the National Mall. The memorial will remain closed until the paint can be removed. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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    U.S. National Park Service employees use a variety of tools, including razor blades, plastic paint scrapers, sponges, solvents and a pressure washer, to clean the Lincoln Memorial after it was vandalized with a splatter of green paint July 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The paint, which has no writings or symbols, was discovered around 1:30 a.m. on the statue of the 16th president, which was dedicated in 1922 and is one of the most popular sites on the National Mall. The memorial will remain closed until the paint can be removed. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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    U.S. National Park Service employees use a pressure washer to clean the Lincoln Memorial after it was vandalized with a splatter of green paint July 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The paint, which has no writings or symbols, was discovered around 1:30 a.m. on the statue of the 16th president, which was dedicated in 1922 and is one of the most popular sites on the National Mall. The memorial will remain closed until the paint can be removed. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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    Green paint is seen on the pedestal of the statue of Joseph Henry, the first Smithsonian secretary who served from 1846 to 1878, outside the Smithsonian Castle July 29, 2013 in Washington, DC. Three days after the Lincoln Memorial was vandalized with green paint, more green paint was discovered on the Joseph Henry statue, and on the organ console and casework of the historic Bethlehem Chapel at the National Cathedral. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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    U.S. National Park Service employees use a variety of tools, including razor blades, plastic paint scrapers, sponges, solvents and a pressure washer, to clean the Lincoln Memorial after it was vandalized with a splatter of green paint July 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The paint, which has no writings or symbols, was discovered around 1:30 a.m. on the statue of the 16th president, which was dedicated in 1922 and is one of the most popular sites on the National Mall. The memorial will remain closed until the paint can be removed. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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    The Lincoln Memorial is covered in green paint on the National Mall in Washington, DC, July 26, 2013. The splatter on the landmark larger-than-life statue of Abraham Lincoln was discovered overnight, said Captain Steven Booker, a spokesman for the US Park Police. Criminal investigators are looking into the incident, including reviewing footage from security cameras, he said. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
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    National Park Service employees use a variety of tools, including razor blades, plastic paint scrapers, sponges, solvents and a pressure washer, to clean the Lincoln Memorial after it was vandalized with a splatter of green paint July 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The paint, which has no writings or symbols, was discovered around 1:30 a.m. on the statue of the 16th president, which was dedicated in 1922 and is one of the most popular sites on the National Mall. The memorial will remain closed until the paint can be removed. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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    A splatter of green paint covers a large area on the statue of President Abraham Lincoln after it was vandalized at the Lincoln Memorial July 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The paint, which has no writings or symbols, was discovered around 1:30 a.m. on the statue of the 16th president, which was dedicated in 1922 and is one of the most popular sites on the National Mall. The memorial will remain closed until the paint can be removed. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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    WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 29: Green paint is seen on the pedestal of the statue of Joseph Henry, the first Smithsonian secretary who served from 1846 to 1878, outside the Smithsonian Castle July 29, 2013 in Washington, DC. Three days after the Lincoln Memorial was vandalized with green paint, more green paint was discovered on the Joseph Henry statue, and on the organ console and casework of the historic Bethlehem Chapel at the National Cathedral. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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    The Lincoln Memorial is covered in green paint on the National Mall in Washington, DC, July 26, 2013. The splatter on the landmark larger-than-life statue of Abraham Lincoln was discovered overnight, said Captain Steven Booker, a spokesman for the US Park Police. Criminal investigators are looking into the incident, including reviewing footage from security cameras, he said. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Green paint is seen on the pedestal of the statue of Joseph Henry, the first Smithsonian secretary who served from 1846 to 1878, outside the Smithsonian Castle July 29, 2013 in Washington, DC. Three days after the Lincoln Memorial was vandalized with green paint, more green paint was discovered on the Joseph Henry statue, and on the organ console and casework of the historic Bethlehem Chapel at the National Cathedral. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)