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Public-images-osm logo.svg memorial = cross
Specifies a memorial as a cross. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: historic
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
See also
Status: de facto

A  memorial cross is a cross-shaped memorial to commemorate a special event or an incident, typically where one or more people died. This tag is used in combination with historic=memorial to specify a memorial cross.

Do not confuse with historic=wayside_cross or man_made=cross.

How to map

Set a node node and add

Tags used in combination

  • name=* – name by which the memorial is known
  • inscription=* – text of inscriptions on the memorial
  • material=* – main material of the memorial
  • start_date=* – erection date/year

See also