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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 MarkersThe Memorial Garden of Rest - Marylebone High Street, London, UK

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The Memorial Garden of Rest is located on the north west side of Marylebone High Street in central London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/19/2013

last visited: 5/3/2014

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UK Historical MarkersThe Carew Cross - Pembrokeshire, Wales, Great Britain.

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The Carew Cross dated 1033-AD. Located in the grounds of Carew Castle, Pembrokeshire. The Celtic cross is one of the largest and most elaborate early Christian Cross monuments in Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Queen's Tower - Imperial College Road, London, UK

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The Queen's Tower is on the north side of Imperial College Road and is all that remains of the Imperial Institute.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/14/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersHyde Park Bombing Trough - Albert Gate, Hyde Park, London, UK

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On the east side of the Albert Gate entrance to Hyde Park is a cattle trough. This one is like the myriad of others in London until the plaque, on its southern end, is read.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSt Govor's Well - Kensington Gardens, London, UK

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This well has been covered over and this round, stone memorial incorporates a drinking fountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/6/2013

last visited: 9/11/2013

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UK Historical MarkersCovent Garden Market - Southampton Street, London, UK

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This relief sculpture with inscription and separate plaque is on the north east side of Southampton Street at its junction with Covent Garden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/4/2013

last visited: 10/12/2014

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UK Historical MarkersThe Barr Colonists - Lashburn, Saskatchewan, Canada

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An historical marker about the Barr Colonists is located in the Centennial Garden along the access road adjacent to Trans-Canada Highway 16 in Lashburn, Saskatchewan, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Saskatchewan, Canada

date approved: 8/2/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersJacob's Island - Mill Street, London, UK

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Jacob's Island as a geographical feature no longer exists. The ditch, that formed the island, has long been filled in but the name is included in the literary works of Charles Dickens.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/1/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSt Saviour's Dock - Shad Thames, London, UK

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St Saviour's Dock is an inlet from the River Thames to the south east of Tower Bridge. The inlet is about 300 metres in length and extends in a south west direction from the Thames to Jamaica Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/31/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersQueen Elizabeth II Visit - Boston, MA, USA

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This historical marker commemorates the visit of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip to Boston in July 1976 during the bicentennial of the United States of America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/26/2013

last visited: 3/20/2014

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UK Historical MarkersRAF Gloster Meteor Crash, Great Totham, Essex.

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A Commemorative Plaque on the Village Green remembering two airmen who died nearby in 1952.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/23/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersDuck Island Cottage - Horse Guards Road, London, UK

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Duck Island, not really an island, is at the eastern end of St James's Park lake close to Horse Guards in central London. The chalet is now used as offices.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/4/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersDeath of Major William Montgomery - Groton, CT, USA

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This historical marker indicates the spot where Major William Montgomery died on September 6, 1781, while leading the British Army during the attack on Fort Griswold in Groton, Connecticut.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Connecticut

date approved: 5/31/2013

last visited: 5/6/2013

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UK Historical MarkersOld Turn Junction, Birmingham

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A plaque on the location of one of the biggest achievements on Birmingham Canal Navigations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tofixe

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/27/2013

last visited: 6/19/2014

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UK Historical MarkersThomas Gray - Cornhill, London, UK

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This bronze plaque, to Thomas Gray the poet, is located on the south side of Cornhill in the City of London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/27/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Town Pier - West Street, Gravesend, Kent, UK

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This information tables stands at the town end of the approach to the Town Pier and is located outside The Three Daws public house. The pier was built between 1831 and 1834.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/12/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersMaypole, Belton, Leicestershire

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Freestanding maypole in the Market Place, Belton

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/8/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersGravesend Ferries - West Street, Garvesend, Kent, UK

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This information table, close to the Town Pier, explains how the ferries helped the town to thrive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/7/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersPrincess Pocahontas Gardens - Church Street, Gravesend, Kent, UK

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This information board is in the grounds of St George's church that are known as Princess Pocahontas Gardens. Pocanhontas was buried here following hear death in 1617.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/6/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersCountess Pillar, A66, Brougham, Cumbria, UK

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The Countess Pillar marks the place where Lady Anne Clifford, Countess of Dorset, bade farewell to her mother Margaret on 2 April 1616.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/28/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSite of Wesley's Tree - Market Square- Stony Stratford- Buck's

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A PLAQUE ON THE SITE OF THE OLD ELM TREE WHERE JOHN WESLEY WAS STATED TO HAVE PREACHED WHEN HE VISITED STONY STRATFORD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/27/2013

last visited: 9/24/2014

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UK Historical MarkersSouthwark Bridge - London, UK

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Southwark Bridge spans the River Thames in central London. It traverses the Thames in a NNE/SSW direction and is used by vehicles and pedestrians. The bridge has a dedicated cycle lane.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/25/2013

last visited: 4/20/2014

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UK Historical MarkersBlackfriars Bridge - London, UK

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The bridge, that spans the River Thames and has five arches, was opened in 1869 and re-opened, after widening, in 1909.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/23/2013

last visited: 5/10/2013

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UK Historical MarkersThe Globe - Historic Marker - Moorgate, London, Great Britain.

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This amazing sign is on a Public House made famous by Romantic poet John Keats who was born 1795, in the building now known as 'The Globe' a bar located at Moorgate, London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/19/2013

last visited: 6/11/2013

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UK Historical MarkersBunhill Fields Burial Ground - City Road, London, UK

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On the west side of City Road, to the north of the City of London, is Bunhill Fields Burial Ground. Along the edge of the Burial Ground are railings supported by five stone pillars each of which carries an inscription.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/17/2013

last visited: never

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