Gettysburg: Vandalized Peace Light memorial may be unfixable





Five plywood boards are now plastered on the side of the Eternal Peace Light Memorial in Gettysburg after someone vandalized the monument last week.

The boards block most of the words spray painted in blue and black, though one phrase - "U can't get us" - is still visible.

"There ain't no point in it, nothing to gain by it," said James Hickman, a West Virginia man who stopped by to see the monument Tuesday afternoon.

Gettysburg National Military Park officials say the damage cannot be addressed until temperatures warm up because of the monument's unique material.

"Since the monument is made out of limestone, it's more porous," said park spokeswoman Jo Sanders. "So it's going to be harder to get off."

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