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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 PlaquesSir Jacob Epstein - Hyde Park Gate, London, UK

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This blue plaque, attached to a building on the east side of Hyde Park Gate, indicates that the sculptor, Sir Jacob Epstein, "lived and died here".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/24/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesEnid Bagnold - Hyde Park Gate, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque is to the novelist Enid Bagnold who "lived here". The plaque is attached to a building on the west side of Hyde Park Gate. Her most famous novel is "National Velvet".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/23/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesRobert Baden-Powell - Hyde Park Gate, London, UK

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This blue plaque, to Robert Baden-Powell, was erected by the Greater London Council (GLC) to indicate that he "lived here". The plaque is on the boundary wall of a property on the east side of Hyde Park Gate in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/23/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCharles Williams - Victoria Street, St Albans, UK

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This plaque, to the writer Charles Williams, is attached to a modern building on the south west side of Victoria Street in St Albans. The plaque advises that Charles Williams "lived in a house on this site 1894 - 1917".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/21/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAndrew Broughton - Earl Street, Maidstone, UK

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This stone plaque is attached to a building on the south east side of Earl Street in Maidstone. The plaque advises that Andrew Broughton "lived here".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/19/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesWilliam Shipley - Knightrider Street, Maidstone, UK

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This concrete plaque, that is set into the boundary wall of Knightrider House, indicates that William Shipley, founder of the Royal Society of Arts, "lived here".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/16/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesOctagon-church 'Himmelfahrt' - 99310 Arnstadt/Germany/THR

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Old cemetry-church 'Himmelfahrt' in the City of Arnstadt, Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Thüringen, Germany

date approved: 5/15/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesA Nineteenth Century Fishing Village - Fisherman's Cove - Eastern Passage, NS

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This blue plaque is located at Fisherman's Cove 30 Government Wharf Rd, Eastern Passage, NS.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougandSandra

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/8/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesHere We Began - Halifax, NS

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This blue plaque is located under the HMC Dockyard Clock out front of the ferry terminal at the Halifax harbour.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougandSandra

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/8/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesRichard Dykes Alexander - Alexander House - Ipswich, Suffolk

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The son of Dykes Alexander was a noted Quaker banker, photographer and philanthopist of the town. Richard built his house on the corner of St Matthews Street and Portman Road; long empty, this building was in 2009 extended and refurbished as flats.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/6/2016

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesJohn Glyde - Eagle Street - Ipswich, Suffolk

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A blue plaque in Eagle Street, Ipswich, indicating that John Glyde, a social historian of Suffolk, lived here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/4/2016

last visited: never

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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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