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You see them everywhere-on the sides of buildings, at waysides, bolted to rocks-outdoor signs that commemorate the history of an area. WARNING: There are already many historic marker categories restricted to geographic areas, particular subjects, or official lists. If the marker you are trying to Waymark fits in one of the existing categories, it is NOT allowed here. This category was conceived to fill the gaps these other categories miss. Click on "show additional information" before posting.
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Image for The Vale - A Registered Park of Special Historic Interest - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.view gallery

NWNW66.1 km

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Signs of HistoryThe Vale - A Registered Park of Special Historic Interest - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.

in Signs of History

This sign can be found on The Vale which is a Registered Park of Special Historic Interest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/25/2020

last visited: 6/19/2019

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SESE86.6 km

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Signs of HistoryThe London Stone -- Staines-Upon-Thames, Surrey, UK

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Dating from 1285, the London Stone is located at the Staines Memorial Gardens along the River Thames.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/9/2016

last visited: 4/11/2017

Image for Warmington - A Brief History - Church Lane, Warmington, Northamptonshire, UKview gallery

NENE96.1 km

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Signs of HistoryWarmington - A Brief History - Church Lane, Warmington, Northamptonshire, UK

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This sign details a Brief History of Warmington and it can be found on the village green.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/2/2012

last visited: never

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SESE102.7 km

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Signs of HistoryAll Souls Church - London, England, UK

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All Souls Church was bombed in 1940 and not reopened until 1951.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/24/2015

last visited: 2/25/2015

Image for St. James Residences  -  London, England, UKview gallery

SESE103.5 km

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Signs of HistorySt. James Residences - London, England, UK

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The St. James Residences are located at 23 Brewer Street in London which were under renovation at the time that the poster visited the site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/22/2014

last visited: 11/24/2014

Image for The Flamingo Club - Wardour Street, London, UKview gallery

SESE103.8 km

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Signs of HistoryThe Flamingo Club - Wardour Street, London, UK

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This plaque, erected by the City of Westminster, is attached to a building on the south west side of Wardour Street in the Soho area of London. The plaque indicates the location was the home of the Flamingo Club from 1957-1967.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/4/2018

last visited: never

Image for The Magic Circle - Wardour Street, London, UKview gallery

SESE103.8 km

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Signs of HistoryThe Magic Circle - Wardour Street, London, UK

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This round plaque is attached to a building on the south west sign of Wardour Street. The plaque indicates that The Magic Circle was "founded on this site" in 1905.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/4/2018

last visited: never

Image for Topham & Lady Diana Beauclerk -- Camden, London, UKview gallery

SESE104.4 km

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Signs of HistoryTopham & Lady Diana Beauclerk -- Camden, London, UK

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This sign at 100 Great Russell Street in Camden informs passers-by that Topham Beauclerk and his wife lady Diana Beauclerk lived here 240 years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/17/2016

last visited: 7/23/2016

Image for Benedictine Monks who died during the Black Death -- Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, UKview gallery

SESE104.6 km

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Signs of HistoryBenedictine Monks who died during the Black Death -- Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, UK

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A plaque in the floor of the East Walk at Westminster Abbey in honour of 26 Benedictine Monks who died at the abbey during the Black Death epidemic of 1348

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/5/2016

last visited: 7/22/2016

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SESE105.4 km

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Signs of HistoryThe Black Friar -- City of London, UK

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London's historic Blackfriar's Pub at 174 Queen Victoria Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/18/2016

last visited: 8/19/2016

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SESE105.9 km

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Signs of HistoryCleary Gardens - London, UK

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The Corporation of London information board is located at the entrance to Cleary Gardens on Queen Victoria St. in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/25/2014

last visited: 1/26/2014

Image for The Legend of Mary Overie  -  London, UKview gallery

SESE106.5 km

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Signs of HistoryThe Legend of Mary Overie - London, UK

in Signs of History

This engraved sign is inset curiously in a wall located near the Golden Hinde.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/27/2012

last visited: 7/1/2016

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SESE106.5 km

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Signs of HistorySouthwark Cathedral - London, UK

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This sign highlights that Southwark Cathedral is the oldest gothic church building in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/27/2012

last visited: 2/2/2018

Image for Nonsuch Palace (Demolished), Cheam, Surreyview gallery

SESE106.9 km

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Signs of HistoryNonsuch Palace (Demolished), Cheam, Surrey

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A stroll around the site of one of the most attractive palaces ever constructed (foundations were laid in 1538) and unfortunately demolished less than 150 years later for building materials.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member AngelPick

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/30/2011

last visited: 4/30/2015

Image for Parwich Tympanum & Anglo Saxon Heritage - St Peter - Parwich, Derbyshire, UKview gallery

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Signs of HistoryParwich Tympanum & Anglo Saxon Heritage - St Peter - Parwich, Derbyshire, UK

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An information board in the west tower of St Peter's church, Parwich, with some history of the church, and its Anglo Saxon origins.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/23/2019

last visited: never

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