Pranksters Place Googly Eyes On Georgia Historic Monument

Rare | 10/15/2018 | Silke Jasso
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A group of hilarious, mischievous rascals decided a monument of Nathanael Greene needed a little makeover, so they did what any 14-year-old (at least I hope they are 14) would: add googly eyes. City employees found the 50-foot white marble obelisk defaced, with a pair of hilarious googly eyes, adding a comical flare to the statue. It’s safe to say officials were not that happy about the incident, asking the city for help to catch these ‘terrible pranksters’.

The City of Savannah Government took to Facebook to ask for information on finding these terrible terrible people, writing “Who did this?! Someone placed googly eyes on our historic #Nathanael Greene statue in #Johnson Square. It may look funny but harming our historic monuments and public property is no laughing matter, in fact, it’s a crime.”

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The city’s post quickly went viral gaining more than 8,000 comments and shared by more than 33,000 residents. Authorities were alerted to the googly eyes on the statue on October 11, after local media saw a photo of the Revolutionary Hero online. Safe to say...
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