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Somebody Stole The Harvey Milk Plaque From The Castro. Real Classy

Some people complain San Francisco’s Castro district isn’t the LGBT mecca it used to be. Well, at least one part of the neighborhood’s gay legacy is gone—an unknown perpetrator has stolen a bronze plaque honoring slain gay leader Harvey Milk.

On Saturday, city supervisor Scott Weiner notified police…

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On:           Oct 24, 2011
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    • Hyhybt

      If you were a buyer of scrap metal, would *some* things (historical markers, for instance) not stand out as suspicious?

      Oct 21, 2011 at 2:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Paul

      The plaque was stolen from the Catro Muni station which is part of the Harvey Milk Plaza. I will look tonight, but I didn’t know the plaque at 575 Castro Street was also stolen.

      Oct 21, 2011 at 2:53 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Anon

      If it was even a legal seller it wouldn’t be hard to deface/melt it down enough for it to be unrecognizable.

      It’s a shame people feel they can steal things in general, let alone historical objedts. Then again, scrap metal is big money now. It’s not just gold that’s skyrocketed. Anyone who has to buy copper knows it’s shot up.

      Oct 21, 2011 at 2:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Paul

      You have some of the facts wrong here’s the article from the local paper http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/10/19/BAV71LJ7RR.DTL

      Oct 21, 2011 at 4:07 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Red Queen

      I’m sorry, is this a gossip site? Does Queerty has a basic “no-fact check” policy?


      Oct 21, 2011 at 5:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • the crustybastard

      $10,000 for a brass plaque?

      Oct 21, 2011 at 5:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • scott wazlowski

      You can read the correct story, from the undisputed newspaper of record for San Francisco’s LGBT community, the Bay Area Reporter, here http://ebar.com/news/article.php?sec=news&article=6132

      Oct 24, 2011 at 4:14 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Hyhybt

      Why was the story removed?

      Or, alternately, why was it ever here at all?

      Oct 24, 2011 at 4:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Tigris

      probably a meth head, any of metal they will steal now.

      Oct 24, 2011 at 8:47 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Kurt

      Oh well.

      Oct 24, 2011 at 11:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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