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Vandalism at historic site focusing attention on needs there

 

December 1, 2019



KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Discussions following vandalism at a historic site linked to abolition and the Underground Railroad may help generate support for preservation efforts there.

KCUR reports the latest vandalism was discovered earlier this month at a statue of abolitionist John Brown in Kansas City, Kansas. Part of Brown's hand and a scroll he'd been holding were missing. Last year, vandals scrawled racial epithets and symbols on the statue.

The statue marks the entry point to the historic Quindaro Ruins, stone foundations and caves with archaeological artifacts linked to the activit...



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