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Public-images-osm logo.svg memorial = blue_plaque
Sign at Sherlock Holmes Museum in Baker St 221b.jpg
Specifies a memorial as a blue plaque. Edit or translate this description.
Rendering in OSM Carto
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
Useful combination
Status: de facto

A  blue plaque is a sign installed in a public place in the United Kingdom and elsewhere to commemorate a link between that location and a famous person or event, serving as a historical marker.

How to Map

Add a node node and add historic=memorial + memorial=blue_plaque and name=*.

See also

  • It may be more appropriate to use the less specifically 'blue' memorial=plaque

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