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Public-images-osm logo.svg historic = milestone
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A historic marker that shows the distance to important destinations Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: Historic
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
See also
Status: de facto

A  milestone is a historic physical marker that shows the distance to the beginning or important destinations. They are usually made of stone, placed along a road. Milestones of abandoned railways can also have this tag.

How to Map

Add a node node and add historic=milestone and name=*.

Tags to use in combination

Please do not tag name="milestone" just to get it rendered!

Similar Tags

For "modern" milestones look at
highway=milestone - Proposed_features/Milestones

For "historic" milestones look at
historic=boundary stone

See also