War memorial used as skateboarding park

    You probably don’t know it’s there. The Vietnam vet memorial at Front and Spruce streets was designed to be secluded, set back from the street to allow for privacy for visitors. But the whirring, clicking and thumping of skateboards might tip you off.

    As Peter Crimmins reports for WHYY, Terry Williams, president of the memorial’s fund, is looking for help to monitor the four surveillance cameras at the memorial, which has become a favorite spot for skateboarders.

    Now chipped and faded, the memorial hasn’t taken kindly to the skateboard wheels, and Williams wants help monitoring the area so the offenders can be caught.

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