This paint will be cleaned away immediately if it hasn’t been already. Harvard has immense maintenance resources.

Boston.com reports:

Famous Harvard University statue vandalized

A statue of Harvard University’s namesake has been vandalized on campus.

The John Harvard statue in Harvard Yard was spray-painted with the words “devil worship,” WCVB-TV reports.

Campus police say the vandalism was reported Saturday morning and officials are still investigating.

The bronze sculpture in front of University Hall has also been a frequent target of pranksters and vandals over the years. It’s a popular sight for visitors to the storied Cambridge, Massachusetts campus.

 

 
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