At least 10 businesses in Oregon were damaged this Thanksgiving holiday as historical monuments in four U.S. cities were defaced amid two days of protests over America's history.
The vandalism that swept through Portland on Thursday came as a statue of George Washington was torn down and a pioneer monument was graffitied with disparaging phrases like 'No More Genocide' in Minneapolis.
In Chicago, protesters attempted to drag down a statue of 25th President Williams McKinley and covered it with red spray paint.
Authorities said a pioneef monument in Minneapolis, Minnesota, was defaced with red paint and vandalism on ThanksgivingInsurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
A statue of President George Washington was wrapped with a rope and torn down in a Minneapolis park on Thanksgiving Day
Further north in Washington State, a statue of former President Abraham Lincoln was cloaked in red paint.
DailyMail.com reached out to authorities in each city for comment on any additonal vandalisms. Spokespersons for the Chicago Police Department and Spokane Police Department said they did not receive any additional reports.
In Portland, where protests against police brutality and racism overtook the city this summer, nearly a dozen storefronts and businesses were damaged.
In addition to the vandalized memorial, at least 10 businesses in Portland were damaged overnight
Graffiti is pictured by a Bank of America ATM on Southeast Hawthorne Street in Portland after a call to action on Wednesday which urged indigenous protesters to attack symbols of colonialism, capitalism, and gentrification
The protest took place after a call to action on Wednesday urged indigenous protesters to attack symbols of colonialism, capitalism, and gentrification ahead of Thanksgiving.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Members of Antifa said in a Facebook post that they're 'tired of seeing white people celebrate the genocide of our ancestors'.
'F**k thanksgiving,' the post reads. 'Organize your own direct action.'
The damage of these properties comes amid ongoing demonstrations against systematic racism, police brutality and white supremacy.
Like Columbus Day, some Americans view Thanksgiving as a celebration of Native American conquest by colonialists.
Critics have also noted Thanksgiving Day can come with instances of cultural appropriation and decried what they call a white-washing of history.
Portland police said they responded to reports of a group of people smashing windows and spray-painting graffiti on buildings.
Portland police said they responded to reports of a group of people smashing windows and spray-painting graffiti on buildings
'Land Back' graffiti is pictured on a business on Southeast Hawthorne Street in Portland on Thursday
A man walks past anti-gentrification messages on Umpqua Bank on Southeast Hawthorne Street in Portland on Thursday
Businesses sustaining damage include banks, an auto service center, a shipping store and other storefronts, police said.
Authorities didn't provide a cost estimate of the damage, but it's reportedly in the 'thousands.'
Meanwhile, three people were arrested a memorial dedicated to war veterans was vandalized and a statue was toppled.
A memorial dedicated to war veterans was vandalized and a statue was toppled during protests in Portland early Thursday morning
A statue that was mounted on top of the structure was also toppled and seen on the ground covered in red paint. The memorial, which was erected in 1903, honors soldiers of the Civil, Spanish-American, Mexican, and Indian wars, according to the cemetery's website
Videos and images showed red paint sprayed onto the column located in the Lone Fir Cemetery with the words: 'F**k USA.'
A statue that was mounted on top of the structure was also toppled and seen on the ground covered in red paint.
The memorial, which was erected in 1903, honors soldiers of the Civil, Spanish-American, Mexican, and