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Public-images-osm logo.svg historic = memorial
Small memorials, usually remembering special persons, people who lost their lives in the wars
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: ApprovedPage for proposal

A feature for tagging smaller Wikipedia-16px.png memorials, usually remembering special persons, peoples lost their lives in the wars.

Memorials can be often found at public greens or cemeteries.

How to map

Place a node Node at the centre point, or draw a way Area around the outline of the construction.

Tags to use in combination

  • name=* - the name of the memorial
  • memorial=* the type of memorial (memorial:type=* is also sometimes used, see talk page)
  • historic:civilization=* – for the civilization that created the feature.
  • inscription=* – the text of an inscription that may be found on the memorial.
  • inscription:url=* - where the inscription can be found on an external website, e.g. Wikisource
  • wikidata=* - the ID of the specific Wikidata item about the memorial (if any)
  • commemorates:wikidata=* - the ID of the Wikidata item about the person, group, or event, commemorated

Similar tags

  • historic=monument - An object, especially large and made of stone, built to remember and show respect to a person or group of people

See also