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Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

A Historic Cemetery Experiences $1 Million in Vandalism

VandalGreen Lawn Cemetery in Ohio has war heroes, five governors, and the grandfather of President George H.W. Bush memorialized on its property. But now, the cemetery has fallen victim to attacks from vandals, who have damaged over 600 memorials in less than two years. Recently, vandals have marred eight gravesites, which includes a century-old mausoleum. The damage overall has topped $1 million. Due to the attacks, the cemetery started a GoFundMe page to help with cleanup, raising $4,000. 

See Cemetery with Graves of Vets and a President’s Grandfather Sees New Vandalism, Fox News, January 31, 2017. 



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