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'Take them all down now': Liberty monument defaced, vandalized

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

New pictures this morning of the Liberty Monument, near Canal Place, show someone spray-painted the monument.

The city deemed it and three other monuments a nuisance last year and scheduled to remove them.

But the city agreed to leave the monuments alone while the issue makes its way through the court system.

The monument, located near Canal Place and the Aquarium of the Americas, commemorates the Battle of Liberty Place, which took place in 1874 between the White League and New Orleans Metropolitan Police.

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