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This Category is for Waymarking all of those historical marker sites around the UK and marker sites across the world with British connections. Historical marker sites provide visitors with important, interesting information and provide us with a chance to stop to rest while travelling.

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UK Historical MarkersDeportation of the Inhabitants of Ile Saint-Jean - Fort Amherst, PEI

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At the edge of the parking lot, near the interpretive centre for Fort Amherst, are a pair of CNHS plaques, one for the fort itself and this one, relating the story of the deportation of the Acadians from Ile Saint-Jean.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 1/15/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersGreenock Church - Saint Andrews, NB

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The old wooden Greenock (AKA Greenoch) Church was built in the years 1821 to 1824, combining the American meeting house form with the British Palladian style. It became the seminal church in the spread of the Kirk of Scotland in New Brunswick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 1/15/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersFort Amherst - Anchor Point, Rocky Point, PEI

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Though these forts' buildings are long gone, the earthworks of the forts, some small remnants of the forts and remnants of nearby farms are still visible.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 1/15/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersLiverpool Privateers - Liverpool, NS

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At the site of the old Liverpool Battery, which once defended the town from American Privateers, is a stone cairn bearing several bronze plaques.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 1/15/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe King's Orange Rangers - Liverpool, NS

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At the site of the old Liverpool Battery, which once defended the town from American Privateers, is a stone cairn bearing several bronze plaques.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 1/15/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Sack of Lunenburg - Lunenburg, NS

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This CNHE plaque reminds us of a raid on the town of Lunenburg by Boston based warships on 1st July, 1782, exactly 85 years prior to Canada's becoming a nation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 1/15/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBattle of Bloody Creek - Carleton Corner, NS

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Bloody Creek was the second skirmish to take place near Annapolis Royal between British forces and those of an Acadian and Mi'kmaq militia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 1/15/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersCaptain James Cook - Halifax, NS

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While he is one of the more well known explorers of the eighteenth century, possibly lesser known is Captain Cook's association with Halifax and the Maritimes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 1/15/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSt. Andrews Blockhouse - St. Andrews, NB

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Built at the beginning of the War of 1812 by townspeople fearful of attack by the US, this blockhouse is the only one remaining of two constructed for defence of the town of St. Andrews and the last remaining blockhouse in New Brunswick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersShelburne Loyalist Commemoration - Shelburne, NS

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Just south of the visitor centre on Dock Street, this is a second plaque which relates the tale of the United Empire Loyalists and their influence on the town of Shelburne.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBlack Loyalist Experience - Birchtown, NS

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In the tiny community of Birchtown, less than 9 kilometres west of Shelburne, is the Black Loyalist Heritage Centre. Near the centre is this CNHE plaque commemorating the Black Loyalist Landing in Birchtown in 1783.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSelkirk Settlement - Belfast, PEI

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On the shore of Orwell Bay in Southern Kings County is a campground and park, Lord Selkirk Campground, in which stand several monuments to the settlers of Belfast and area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersLoyalists at Shelburne - Shelburne, NS

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On the far north end of Dock Street, this CNHE plaque relates the tale of the United Empire Loyalists and their influence on the town of Shelburne.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBattle of Petitcodiac - Hillsborough, NB

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Marking a victory by the Acadians over British forces at Petitcodiac in New Brunswick, this monument stands along Main Street in Hillsborough, not far distant from the location of the battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersQueen Elizabeth II - New York< NY

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A small diamond plaque at the base of the main entrance to Trinity Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 1/11/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Old Gasworks - Britannia Street - Shepshed, Leicestershire

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Marker for the old Shepshed Gas and Coke Company on Britannia Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/11/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersFire Insurance Plaque - High Street - Milton Regis, Sittingbourne, Kent

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A Sun Insurance fire marker on an old building in Milton High Street, Sittingbourne.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/10/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersFire Insurance Plaque - Field Street - Shepshed, Leicestershire

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A Guardian Insurance fire mark on the front of a house on Field Street, Shepshed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/7/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSt James's Gardens - London, UK

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The blue plaque, that was erected by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, is attached to the railings of St James Norland church in the centre of the square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/4/2017

last visited: 9/12/2013

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UK Historical MarkersFormer Patmos Chapel Site - Todmorden, UK

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This sign is in the form of an open book on a lectern. It contains part of a poem by William Blake on the left hand page and the history of Patmos Chapel on the right hand page.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/3/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersVillage Lock Up - Sproughton, Suffolk

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An old lock up on Lower Street, Sproughton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/31/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersInformation boards - St Andrew's church - Roudham, Norfolk

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A shelter near St Andrew's church, Roudham, containing information boards relating the history of the village from Saxon times.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/30/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBarfrestone Historic Village - Barfrestone, Kent

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An information board on Barfrestone Road telling a little about the village and nearby St Nicholas church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/21/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersOlympic Gold Medal Winner - Swansea Maritime Quarter - Wales.

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Gold Post Box & Commemorative Plaque - Post Box's are normally painted pillar box red. 100 post box's were painted Gold in the location where the GB Gold Medal winning athlete usually lived. Located at the Swansea Maritime Quarter, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/15/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersPrestolee Locks and the Meccano-style Bridge - Little Lever, UK

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This small information board stands at the edge of the towpath of the former Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal. It is at the top of an old flight of locks near to a new footbridge installed in 2012.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/7/2016

last visited: never

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