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For historic places and buildings.
For mapping historical features. See Historic article for more details.
See below for values:
|historic||archaeological_site||A place in which evidence of past activity is preserved|
|historic||aircraft||A de-commissioned aircraft which generally remains in one place|
|historic||battlefield||The site of a battle or military skirmish in the past. this could be on land or at sea.|
|historic||boundary_stone||A historic boundary stone usually found along the way.|
|historic||cannon||A historic/retired cannon. Ussually found at on forts or battlefields.|
|historic||city_gate||A city gate (or town gate) is a gate within a city wall.|
|historic||farm||A historical farm, kept in it's original state. See for example the Oost-Bellegoed farm in Ypres: https://inventaris.onroerenderfgoed.be/dibe/relict/30592|
|historic||fort||A military fort - distinct from a castle as it is generally more modern|
|historic||manor||Historic manors/mansions having different use today|
|historic||memorial||Much like a monument, but smaller. Might range from a WWII memorial to a simple plate on a wall.|
|historic||monument||An object, especially large and made of stone, built to remember and show respect to a person or group of people. Other languages|
|historic||ruins||Remains of a castle or alike, usage was abandoned.|
|historic||rune_stone||A runestone is typically a raised stone with a runic inscription. |
|historic||ship||A de-commissioned ship or submarine|
|historic||tree_shrine||A single tree of a religious figure mounted onto a tree.|
|historic||wayside_cross||A historical (usually christian) cross. Frequently found along the way in southern germany, austria and probably elsewhere.|
|historic||wayside_shrine||A historical shrine often showing a religious depiction. Frequently found along the way in southern germany, austria and probably elsewhere.|
|historic||wreck||Nautical craft that has unintentionally been sunk or destroyed.|
|historic||user defined||All commonly used values according to Taginfo|
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