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Car Climbs War Memorial -- April Fool's Day, 1964
Under cover of darkness, anonymous pranksters managed to balance a car on top of the War Memorial in Connellsville, PA (at the intersection of Route 119 and North Pittsburgh St.). City authorities were searching for those responsible, as well as for "a boom large enough to remove the vehicle." Children enroute to school first noticed the car on the monument.

The Connellsville War Memorial as it looks today

April Fool Categories: Cars, Freelance Pranksters, 1964, Street Pranks.
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