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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 PlaquesFreddrick Douglass - New York, NY

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A blue plaque mentioning Frederick Douglass in New York City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 12/23/2017

last visited: 12/23/2017

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Blue PlaquesEdna Ferber - New York, NY

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A "blue plaque" along Central Park West.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 1/10/2017

last visited: 4/21/2019

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Blue PlaquesSteinway Hall - New York City, NY

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This "blue plaque" distinguishes the works of Steinway & Sons and their Steinway Hall, for it's tremendous contribution to music over decades.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: New York

date approved: 12/11/2010

last visited: 10/15/2014

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Blue PlaquesEdith Wharton - New York, NY

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The childhood home of author Edith Wharton is now a mostly commercial building on 14 W. 23rd Street in Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 5/12/2013

last visited: 7/22/2013

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Blue PlaquesEdwin Arlington Robinson - New York, NY

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One of a few "blue" plaques around the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 10/21/2016

last visited: 10/21/2016

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Blue PlaquesCastle Clinton

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Located at the southern tip of Manhattan Island, Castle Clinton represents not only the growth of New York City, the the growth of a Nation. First intended to keep out a British invasion in 1812, the Castle has transformed over the years to welcome theater goers, immigrants, sightseers and now millions of visitors to New York Harbor

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The Finding Irish 4

location: New York

date approved: 8/13/2008

last visited: 5/18/2017

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Blue PlaquesThe Appalachian Trail

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The Appalachian Trail Blue Plaque located on Rt. 22

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Smokey

location: New York

date approved: 8/13/2007

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Birthplace of Edward Hicks - Langhorne, PA

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The blue plaque is attached to the brick wall of this historic house and contributing structure to the historic district. The building is located at an intersection and the plaque is on the W. Maple Side.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/16/2010

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesEaston

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Named for Easton, England.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/5/2006

last visited: 11/5/2006

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Blue PlaquesIndian King Tavern - Haddonfield, NJ

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Indian King Tavern is NJ's most historic buildings, named for the local Lenape Indians. It is where NJ was legally created. In 1900, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of this event, this blue plaque was erected.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 2/26/2010

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesThe Old Guardhouse - Haddonfield, NJ

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This is one of the more interesting road-side markers lining Kings Highway East. It sits across from the Indian King Tavern marker and shares similar Revolutionary War history, according to the historical tablet placed in 1931.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/15/2008

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesEdward Sharpe House - Camden, NJ

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A historic sign found on the bottom right of this house marks this 1812 home and records its significance. It was placed by the Camden Centennial Committee on or about June 24, 1900. These Centennial historical markers litter the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/26/2010

last visited: 8/5/2012

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Blue PlaquesThe Edwin Forrest House - Philadelphia, PA

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The Edwin Forrest House was built in 1854-55 for William Gaul, a wealthy brewer. The house was owned by the Shakespearan actor Forrest until his death in the house in 1872. A blue plaque on the northern most edge along Broad St. marks this site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/15/2009

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesFrancis Hopkinson House - Philadelphia, PA

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This "blue plaque" announces a signer of the Declaration of Independence lived here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/19/2011

last visited: 6/20/2014

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Blue PlaquesHANKINS

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I found this on US 97 along the Delaware River in Sullivan County, New York.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: New York

date approved: 6/4/2007

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesAsylum Hill Congretaional Church - Hartford, CT

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In a Historic District listed on The National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CraigInCT

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/8/2008

last visited: 9/24/2009

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