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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 MarkersThree Historic Markers - Port Eynon, Gower, Wales.

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Three Historic Markers located at the Beach Bus Stop at Port Eynon. The village is located in the remote South Western coastal corner of the Gower Peninsula which is a designated an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/11/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersLifeboat - Janet - Port Eynon, Swansea, Wales.

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A Marble lifesize sculpture of a Lifeboat Crewman set in the wall of St Catwg's church, a memorial dedicated to the members of the crew of lifeboat 'Janet' & those who lost their lives on New Years Day 1916. Located in Port Eynon, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/9/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersCrossing The Tawe - City & County of Swansea, Wales.

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The Historical Marker is mounted at the former Railway bridge over the River Tawe. The Plaque is titled 'Crossing the Tawe - River & Dock to New Cut' & is also inscribed in Welsh. The River Tawe is in City & County of Swansea, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/9/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersHMS Arethusa - Historic Marker - Swansea Maritime Quarter - Wales

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Nine ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Arethusa. A historical plaque gives details of the History of The Frigate HMS Arethusa which was paid for and adopted by the people of the City & County of Swansea. South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/8/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersZeppelin Raids 1916 - The Rushes - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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A square granite stone incised with a German Cross in the road, which marks the spot a zeppelin bomb fell on January 31 1916.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/8/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersZeppelin Raids 1916 - Empress Road - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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A square granite stone incised with a German Cross in the road, close to the pavement, which marks the spot a zeppelin bomb fell on January 31 1916.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/7/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersTrafalgar Bridge - Historic Marker - Swansea, Wales.

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Trafalgar Bridge Plaque - Commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar. Quoting the history of the battle in 1805. Located at the Afon Tawe Barrage, Maritime Quarter, Swansea, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/6/2016

last visited: 2/6/2016

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UK Historical MarkersSolander Islands — Cosy Nook, New Zealand

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The first voyage of James Cook expedition to the south Pacific Ocean aboard HMS Endeavour was from 1768 to 1771. While charting the waters and shorelines around New Zealand he named some small islands off of the South Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/21/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSite of Osborne's Court, off Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. CV37 6EY

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A modern Shopping Arcade has been built on the site of some old cottages in Stratford-upon-Avon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/21/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Market Hall, Chapel Street, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire.

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The Building of a Market Hall....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/19/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBellingham Bay — Bellingham, WA

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While the sign begins discussing Bellingham Bay it focuses on the the disputed San Juan Islands. In the late 1840s this group of islands were disputed territory between the United States and Great Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: Washington

date approved: 1/19/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical Markers'Great Paul' bell case - Queens Park - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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An historic bell casing used to cast the Great Paul Bell that hangs in St Paul's Cathedral is now on permanent display in Loughborough's Queen's Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/9/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersAdmiral Horatio Nelson - Church Plain, Great Yarmouth, UK

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This plaque, presented by the Great Yarmouth Archaeological Socitey, indicates that Nelson, whilst styaing at the Wrestlers Inn was made a freeman of Great Yarmouth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/8/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersJames Sharman - Church Plain, Great Yarmouth, UK

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This plaque, presented by the Nelson Socitey and Nelson Museum, indicates that James Sharman was press-ganged into the navy and served with Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar. Sharman helped take the fatally wounded Nelson below decks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/8/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersElm Hill - Norwich, UK

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Elm Hill is a quaint, cobbled street that runs from Wensum Street in the north east to Princes Street in the south west. Due to its unspoilt appearance it is used as a location by TV and film units.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/7/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersWaggon and Horses Lane - Norwich, UK

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This black plaque is attached to a building at the eastern end of Waggon & Horses Lane and tells how the street arrived at the name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/7/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersLast Spanish Exploration — Vancouver, BC

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The West Coast of North America was sought after by Spanish, Russians, and British. When British navy officer Captain George Vancouver met Spain's Malaspina expedition it led to to Spain's withdrawal and Britain's claim to the Pacific Coast.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/7/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersAnchor Iron & Crowley's Wharf - Greenwich, London, UK

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A commemorative anchor outside the Cutty Sark public house in Greenwich.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/2/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersHenry V visited in 1415 - The Red Lion - Sittingbourne, Kent.

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The Lyon - now the Red Lion - played host to King Henry V of England on his way back from the Battle of Agincourt in 1415.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/28/2015

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersJulia Spicer - High Street - Sittingbourne, Kent

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A plaque on a building in Sittingbourne High Street marking the childhood home of Julia Spicer, Benefactor of the Almshouses in Bell Road that now bear her name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/27/2015

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersEast Kent Gazette - Sittingbourne, Kent

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A brass plaque commemorating the site where W J Parrett first published the East Kent Gazette newspaper on July 21 1855.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/27/2015

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersQueen Street - Norwich, UK

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This black plaque is attached to a building on the south east side of Queen Street at the junction with Upper King Street in Norwich. The plaque advises when the street obtained its current name and its previous name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/3/2015

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersWater Saving Wonders - North Rode, UK

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This information board tells how the Macclesfield Canal used side ponds on the canal locks as a water saving measure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/27/2015

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSt.John Street and The Priory, Wells, Somerset.

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Describing the origins of St.John Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/27/2015

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersLife On The Canal - Wigan, UK

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This information board is situated on top of a bridge over the Leeds Liverpool Canal. It describes the life of a bargee, a sculpture of which stands next to the board, and information about the site of the board.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/29/2015

last visited: never

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