Lincoln Memorial through the years

A U.S. Park Police officer stands guard next to the vandalized statue of Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington on Friday, July 26. The memorial was closed to visitors after someone splattered green paint on the statue and the floor area.

A U.S. Park Police officer stands guard next to the vandalized statue of Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington on Friday, July 26. The memorial was closed to visitors after someone splattered green paint on the statue and the floor area.