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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 PlaquesAlan Turing - Warrington Crescent, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque indicates that the code breaker, Alan Turing was "born here". The plaque is on the west side of Warrington Crescent and is attached to a side wall of the Colonnade Hotel that was a hospital when Alan Turing was born.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/22/2021

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesDavid Ben-Gurion - Warrington Crescent, London, UK

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This Greater London Council blue plaque is attached to a house on the south east side of Warrington Crescent. The plaque indicates that the Israeli politician, David Ben-Gurion, "lived here".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/21/2021

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAndreas Kalvos - Sutherland Avenue, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque is attached to a house on the north west side of Sutherland Avenue in Maida Vale, London. The plaque indicates that the Greek poet, Andreas Kalvos, "lived here".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/20/2021

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCanal Gardens In Roundhay Park - Roundhay, UK

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This blue plaque is on the wall of a former kitchen garden next to a water feature.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/20/2021

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesMaison Natale de Jean-François Champollion - Figeac (Lot), France

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[FR] Né à Figeac en 1790, Jean-François Champollion déduit les principes de l'écriture égyptienne antique en 1821. [EN] Jean-François Champollion was born in this house 23 December 1790, the last of seven children.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 1/10/2021

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesFormer Chain Horse House - New Mills, UK

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This blue plaque stands on the remnants of a former stable that house a horse to draw loads up a steep slope.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/3/2021

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesIra Aldridge - Hamlet Road, London, UK

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A Blue Plaque marking the residence of nineteenth century Shakespearian actor Ira Aldridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OrientGeo

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/26/2020

last visited: 1/3/2021

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Blue PlaquesMahulda Gussie Brown Carrier, Archer

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A plaque on the wall of the Archer Railroad Depot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Florida

date approved: 12/21/2020

last visited: 11/7/2007

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Blue PlaquesSergeant Albert Mountain - Garforth, UK

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This blue plaque is on the left hand side of thw wall of the Miners Arms Pub, formerly the residence of war hero Sergeant Albert Mountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/13/2020

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesLeeds General Cemetery - Leeds, UK

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This cemetery was opened in 1835, but is now a park area on the Leeds University Campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/8/2020

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBanff Railway Station - Banff, AB

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Former Canadian Pacific Railway Station in Banff, AB.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 12/4/2020

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Mansion - Roundhay Park, UK

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This blue plaque is near the side entrance to The Mansion in Roundhay Park, Leeds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/28/2020

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe old orphanage, Darlington, England

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The orphanage was opened by Mrs Mary Pease in 1870 and closed in 1897.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member cmiller38

location: North East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/4/2020

last visited: 11/3/2020

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Blue PlaquesWorlds First Pay Telephone - Hartford, Connecticut

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A plaque on the wall outside of CVS across the street from the State House Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Connecticut

date approved: 10/29/2020

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesPlaque bleue de Joseph-Alexandre Gilbert

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Plaque bleue de Joseph-Alexandre Gilbert - Joseph-Alexandre Gilbert's blue plaque

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member lyturmel

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 10/28/2020

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesPlaque bleue de Claire Martin

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Plaque bleue de Claire Martin - Claire Martin's blue plaque

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member lyturmel

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 10/28/2020

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAtelier-musée Jean Lurçat - Saint-Laurent-les-Tours (Lot), France

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[FR] Jean Lurçat (1892–1966) est considéré comme le grand rénovateur de l'art de la tapisserie. [EN] Jean Lurçat was a French artist noted for his role in the revival of contemporary tapestry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 10/19/2020

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesRipon Canal And Basin - Ripon, UK

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This blue plaque at the entrance to a canal basin, celebrates the Ripon Canal that was built to connect the city of Ripon with the River Ure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/9/2020

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesEdward Heath - Cathedral Close, Salisbury, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by the Salisbury Civic Society, is attached to a brick post at the entrance to Arudells marks the home of former MP and Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/6/2020

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAgatha Christie - Wallingford, Oxfordshire

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A Blue Plaque where Agatha Christie lived for 42 years

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geo-Myck

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/16/2020

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesLa maison natale de Claude Debussy - Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France

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[FR] Claude Debussy y a vu le jour le 22 août 1862. Ses parents y tenaient un commerce de faïence. [EN] The Maison Claude Debussy, is the birthplace of the composer Claude Debussy and houses a small museum about the composer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 9/1/2020

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesChâteau de Médan - Médan (Les Yvelines), France

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[FR] Maurice Maeterlinck, Prix Nobel de littérature, habita le château à partir de 1924 et jusqu'à 1939. [EN] Maurice Maeterlinck, Nobel Prize winner for Literature, lived in this castle from 1924 to 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 8/23/2020

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesGaskell Memorial Tower - Knutsford, Cheshire, UK.

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The blue plaque is mounted on the Gaskell Memorial Tower located on King Street in Knutsford town centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/22/2020

last visited: 6/23/2019

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Blue PlaquesRoyal George Hotel - Knutsford, Cheshire, UK.

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The blue plaque is located on the former Royal George Hotel on King Street in Knutsford town centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/22/2020

last visited: 6/23/2019

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Blue PlaquesJean-Jacques Rousseau - Montmorency, France

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[FR] Le 15 décembre 1757, Jean-Jacques Rousseau emménage avec Thérèse au « Petit Mont-Louis ». [EN] Rousseau rented a small house called Mont-Louis, which is now the Rousseau Museum in Montmorency.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 8/8/2020

last visited: never

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