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A "blue plaque" is a sign attached to a house where (maybe) someone famous once lived, or placed where a notable event took place, or attached to a building that is remarkable in another way.

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Blue PlaquesEdward Ardizzone - Albion Quay - Ipswich, Suffolk

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Blue plaque for Edward Ardizzone - Author of the Tim All Alone books, gained his inspiration from these docks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/2/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJean Cocteau, Milly la Forêt, Essonne, France

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Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) est à la fois poète, dessinateur, dramaturge et cinéaste. / Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) was a poet, cartoonist, playwright and filmmaker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gâtinaise

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/2/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesOscar Wilde -Merrion Square North, Dublin, Ireland

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This brown plaque, erected by Dublin Tourism, is erected on Oscar Wilde House that stands at the junction of Merrion Square North and Merrion Street Lower in Dublin. The plaque indicates that Oscar Wilde "lived here 1855 to 1878".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/22/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSir William Robert Wills Wilde - Merrion Square North, Dublin, Ireland

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This stone plaque is attached to a building on the north east side of Merrion Square, at the junction with Merrion Street Lower, in Dublin. The plaque is for Sir William Robert Wills Wilde who "lived in this house from 1855 to 1876".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/22/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesMarie de la Tour d'Auvergne - Thouars,France

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le château des duc de la Tremoile

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 4/21/2016

last visited: 4/21/2016

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Blue PlaquesThomas Wrigley Grimshaw -Molesworth Street, Dublin, Ireland

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This grey plaque has been erected on a building on the north east side of Molesworth Street by Dublin Tourism. It advises that Doctor Thomas Wrigley Grimshaw "lived on this site 1861 - 1881".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/21/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBascom Lodge - Mount Greylock, MA

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Bascom Lodge is located at the summit of Mount Greylock, the highest point in the State of Massachusetts. The Civilian Conservation Corps built the main-central and east wings in 1935-1938.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/21/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Ormond Hotel - Ormond Quay Upper, Dublin, Ireland

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This rather faded, possibly brown plaque, is attached to the Ormond Hotel at Ormond Quay in Dublin. It advises that the Ormond Hotel was the setting for "The Sirens" episode in James Joyce's book "Ulysees".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/14/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesWhite Cloth Hall - Leeds, UK

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This blue plaque is at the entrance to the former cloth hall that was used to trade undyed white woollen cloth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/12/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesLeeds Civic Trust - Leeds, UK

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This blue plaque is dedicated to the Leeds Civic Trust and was awarded to itself by the Leeds Civic Trust.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesOliver St John Gogarty - Parnell Square East, Dublin, Ireland

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This polished granite plaque, erected to indicate that Oliver St John Gogarty "was born in this house", is attached to a building on the north east side of Parnell Square East in Dublin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/6/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesPeggy's Cove, Nova Scotia

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On the way into the Peggy's Cove visitor centre one may spy this blue plaque affixed to the bedrock which rises from the ground beside the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 4/3/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJames Mason - Huddersfield, UK

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A British Film Institute plaque to commemorate James Mason, renowned international film star who was born in Huddersfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/2/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesArtz Building - Tustin, CA

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A historic building and restaurant placed on the National Register in downtown Tustin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesTustin Presbyterian Church - Tustin, CA

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A historic church located in downtown Tustin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBixby-Bryant Ranch House - Yorba Linda, CA

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One of the original buildings in Yorba Linda, now is a museum in a residential neighborhood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/25/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBenny Hill - Queen's Gate, London, UK

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This blue plaque, dedicated to comedian Benny Hill, has been erected by The Dead Comics Society to indicate that he "lived here 1960 - 1986". The plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Queen's Gate just south of Hyde Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/23/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBalboa Island Historical Society - Newport Beach, CA

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A museum and historical society about Balboa Island on Balboa Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/21/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesTown Hall 1986 - Hunstanton, Norfolk

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Green plaque for the Town Hall, Hunstanton, opened for the new Urban District Council in 1896.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/21/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesGirl's School and Dominican Convent - Old Marine Bar - Hunstsnton, Norfolk

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A green plaque on the Marine Bar, Hunstanton. Formerly a Girl's School and then a Dominican Convent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/21/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesTerry Thomas - Queen's Gate Mews, London, UK

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This Comic Heritage blue plaque is attached to a building on the east side of Queen's Gate Mews in London. The plaque indicates that Terry Thomas "lived here 1949 - 1981".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesDouglas Bader - Petersham Mews, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque recognises that Sir Douglas Bader "lived here 1955 - 1982". The plaque is attached to a building on the north side of Petersham Mews in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesTony Hancock - Queen's Gate Place, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque, that is attached to a building on the south side of Queen's Gate Place, tells us that Tony Hancock "lived here 1952 - 1958".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesQueen's Gate Mews Place Arch - London, UK

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This plaque, erected by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, is located on the east side of the triple arch leading from Queen's Gate Place to Queen's Gate Place Mews. The plaque advises of the arch's cleaning in 1978.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/19/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCoast Counties Building - Watsonville, CA

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A blue plaque in front of a Mexican restaurant in Watsonville, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/23/2016

last visited: never

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