|For historic places and buildings.|
|Used on these elements|
|Documented values: 124|
|Tools for this tag|
For mapping historical features. See Historic article for more details.
For features which no longer exist see Comparison of life cycle concepts.
See below for values:
|historic||archaeological_site||A place in which evidence of past activity is preserved|
|historic||aircraft||A decommissioned 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||building||If it's not clear what type a historic building has, it can be tagged as a generic building.|
|historic||castle||Castles are (often fortified) buildings from medieval and modern times. Other languages|
|historic||cannon||A historic/retired cannon. Usually found at on forts or battlefields.|
|historic||city_gate||A city gate (or town gate) is a gate within a city wall.|
|historic||citywalls||A defensive wall is a fortification used to protect a city or settlement from potential aggressors.|
|historic||farm||A historical farm, kept in it's original state.|
|historic||fort||A military fort – distinct from a castle as it is generally more modern|
|historic||manor||Historic manors / mansions|
|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||optical_telegraph||Historic optical telegraph|
|historic||ruins|| Remains of structures that were once complete, but have fallen into partial or complete disrepair. If the type of original structure is known or apparent it can be described using ruins=*, e.g. ruins=castle.
|historic||rune_stone||A runestone is typically a raised stone with a runic inscription.|
|historic||ship||A decommissioned ship or submarine|
|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||yes||Used to add the historic significance of the objects described by other tags.|
|historic||user defined||All commonly used values according to Taginfo|
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