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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 (except multipolygon 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=milestone - List of Kilometre Zero and Tagging
historic=boundary stone

See also