Twitter users denounced the vandals and tried to blame Trump, although some of the vandalism occurred before Trump took office.
Hammons said it is unknown if the vandalism was racially motivated or just a random crime. During the past week, a tour group discovered that vinyl panels, that contained photos and words about Till, had been peeled off the back of the metal marker. "Vandals have been around since the beginning of time", he added.
Mamie Till Mobley had an open-casket funeral for her son to show how racial terror was use to brutalize and murder her son, who was visiting relatives in the Mississippi Delta when the incident happened.
Mamie Till Mobley weeps at her son's funeral on September 6, 1955, in Chicago. Bryant's husband and another man allegedly abducted the 14-year-old before beating and mutilating him and then throwing him in a river with a cotton gin fan to weigh him down.
The two men were ultimately acquitted of Till's kidnapping and murder by an all-white jury.
Last year, the sign marking the site of the teen's death was found riddled with bullet holes.
Till's death was a pivotal moment in the rise of the civil rights movement.
"These are easy targets, a low-risk outlet for racism", Dave Tell, who works on the Emmett Till Memory Project, told the newspaper.