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Blue Plaques
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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.

Note: Please see additional updates below for some minor adjustment to the Requirements for this Category made on 12/27/2008.
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Blue PlaquesTown Hall - Dewsbury, UK

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This blue plaque commemorates Dewsbury Town Hall, built in 1889.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/14/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesLongcauseway United Reformed Church - Dewsbury

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This blue plaque commemorates a United Reformed Church built in 1884.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/12/2019

last visited: never

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Blue Plaques9 Wellington Road - Dewsbury, UK

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This plaque commemorates this and other buildings along Wellington Road that were built to facilitate Dewsbury's historical woolen mill trade.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/12/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCloth Hall Mills - Dewsbury, UK

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This blue plaque commemorates Cloth Hall Mills, a woollen mill opened by two brothers in 1874.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/11/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesReporter Building - Dewsbury, UK

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This blue plaque commemorates the a building in the centre of Dewsbury that for over one hundred years has been the home of the Dewsbury Reporter Newspaper.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/10/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesT E Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) - Steep Hill, Lincoln, UK

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This City of Lincoln green plaque is attached to a building on the west side of Steep Hill. The plaque indicates that T E Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) lodged on this site in 1925 whilst at RAF Cranwell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/10/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesHugh Lennox Bond-Baltimore, MD

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Hugh Lennox Bond 1828-1893-Stalwart supporter of President Lincoln and of Emancipation. Chief Judge in the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court, where he was nicknamed "The Curse of the K.K.K" for his harsh sentences.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/9/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesColonel Charles Marshall-Baltimore, MD

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Colonel Charles Marshall 1830-1902-Chief of Staff to General Robert E. Lee at Appomattox. Later a political reformer and one of nineteenth-century Baltimore's "Seven Great Lawyers."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/9/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesErnest Stebbins, M.D.-Baltimore, MD

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Ernest Stebbins, M.D. 1901-1987 Early advisor to the World Health Organization. New York City Health Commissioner. Long time dean of Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/9/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesWilliam Edwards Stevenson-Baltimore, MD

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William Edwards Stevenson 1900-1985 Boyhood home of the President of Oberlin College and head of Aspen Humanities Institute. Ambassador to the Philippines.Olympic Gold Medalist for the 1600 meter relay in 1924.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/9/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesF. Scott Fitzgerald 1896-1940-Baltimore, MD

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F. Scott Fitzgerald 1896-1940-Author of The Great Gatsby (1925). Works published while he resided here: Tender is the Night (1934), Raps At Reveille (1935), and essays (1934-1936) later collected in The Crack-Up.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/9/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCurt Richter, Ph. D.-Baltimore, MD

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Curt Richter, Ph. D. Discoverer of biorhythms / the biological clock. Head of Johns Hopkins psychobiology laboratory.----- Garry Moore 1915-1993 Host of 1950s and 1960s television variety shows.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/9/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesEdith Hamilton-Baltmore, MD

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Edith Hamilton 1867-1963 Classicist author of The Greek Way. A leader in women's day-schooling First headmistress of Bryn Mawr School Alice Hamilton M.D. 1869-1970 Founder of industrial hygiene, pioneer in removing lead from paint. Harvard's first woman professor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/7/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesWilliam Sydney Thayer, M.D.-Baltimore, MD

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William Sydney Thayer, M.D.-1864-1932-Much decorated Chief Medical Consultant to American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. President of the American Medical Association. Fourth Johns Hopkins University Professor of Medicine.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/7/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesSidney Lanier-Baltimore, MD

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Sidney Lanier 1842-1881-Poet, musician and scholar, "The Sweet Singer of the South." First writer-in-residence at Johns Hopkins University. Teacher at Eutaw Place School. Author of The Boys' King Arthur.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/7/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesHoward A. Kelly, M.D.-Baltimore, MD

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Howard A. Kelly, M.D. 1858-1943-"Wizard of the operating room." First Johns Hopkins Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics. First head of gynecology, Johns Hopkins Hospital. Early user of radium to treat cancer.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/7/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesWoodrow Wilson-Baltimore, MD

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Woodrow Wilson 1864-1932-Coming to this house as a Hopkins Ph.D. candidate was the first step towards Princeton University's presidency, New Jersey's governorship and the White House.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/7/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesEdward Kemp - Birkenhead, UK

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This blue plaque is dedicated to Edward Kemp who was park superintendent for Birkenhead Park. It is located on the wall of the visitor centre at the park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/4/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesShardlow Canal Port - Shardlow, UK

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This plaque recognises the importance of Shardlow as a canal port where goods were transferred between the Trent and Mersey Canal and the River Trent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/30/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesRailway Station - Maryborough, Vic, Australia

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When Mark Twain visited Maryborough Station he stated " You could get the whole population of Maryborough in it and give them a sofa apiece, and still have room for more"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 10/25/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesBuckley's Store - Bright, Vic, Australia

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A two storey building with a Blue Plaque

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 10/17/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesDoctors Surgery - Bright, Vic, Australia

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A former Doctor's Surgery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 10/17/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesFree Library - Bright, Vic, Australia

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A Blue Plaque on the verandah of the Free Library

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 10/17/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesOriental Hotel - Bright, Vic , Australia

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A Blue Plaque on a Bright hotel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 10/17/2019

last visited: never

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Blue PlaquesCanal Basin - Froghall, UK

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This Transport Trust plaque celebrates the once busy Froghall Canal Wharf.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/12/2019

last visited: never

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