Cheshire's Stafford Hill Monument Vandalized
|Col. Joab Stafford's gravestone was defaced.|
CHESHIRE, Mass.— Police are seeking information on a case of vandalism at the Stafford Hill Monument.
The Cheshire Police Department took to Facebook
on Friday to ask for public assistance to help them identify people involved in spray painting symbols on the historic monument located on Stafford Hill.
The post stated:
"This Vandalism was found at the Stafford Hill Monument. Any info as to who did this please private message the Cheshire Police Department on here. Please do not post names on this post. Thanks in advance."
The town mounted an effort to clean up much of the graffiti already on the monument
The monument was built in 1927 to commemorate Colonel Joab Stafford, who fought in the battle of Bennington during the Revolutionary War and who was an early settler of Cheshire.
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