President Harrison's Tomb Vandalized

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Damage caused by vandals at the Harrison Tomb last week will be repaired quickly, according to officials from the Ohio Historical Society.

The Harrison Tomb is the final resting place of William Henry Harrison, the ninth president of the United States of America. His family is also buried in the mausoleum within the tomb. The memorial on Cliff Road is a 60-foot marble obelisk in a 14-acre park.

On March 17, Bev Meyers, a member of the Harrison-Symmes Memorial Foundation, discovered damage to the balustrade near the tomb’s entrance.

“It looks like teeth that have been knocked out,” she said. “You can’t miss it.”

Meyers, who is also the vice mayor of Cleves, said she contacted the Ohio State Highway Patrol, and that agency is conducting the investigation into the damage at the memorial. She said the damage occurred between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Thursday, March 17....

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