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

EE32.2 km

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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

Image for Plaque, Church of St John the Baptist, Pepper Street, Chester, Cheshire, England, UKview gallery

NWNW51.2 km

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Signs of HistoryPlaque, Church of St John the Baptist, Pepper Street, Chester, Cheshire, England, UK

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A plaque showing the original outlay and look of the church of St John the Baptist in Chester. The church founded in 689, but this building only dates back to the 11th or 12th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/8/2011

last visited: 9/28/2011

Image for Roman Amphitheater Events, Pepper Street, Chester, Wales, UKview gallery

NWNW51.3 km

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Signs of HistoryRoman Amphitheater Events, Pepper Street, Chester, Wales, UK

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A sign showing some random history about the Roman Amphitheater in Chester. It lists possible events that are likely to have occurred there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/3/2011

last visited: 10/20/2010

Image for Kynastons Cave, Cliffs, Nesscliffe, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, UKview gallery

SWSW55.5 km

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Signs of HistoryKynastons Cave, Cliffs, Nesscliffe, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, UK

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A sign with he history of the nearby Kynaston Cave on it. A cave entrance caved to look like a door and window which was home to 'Wild Humphrey' who was a fugitive and highwaysman in the 16th Century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/21/2011

last visited: never

Image for The Vale - A Registered Park of Special Historic Interest - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.view gallery

SS62.9 km

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

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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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NN65.8 km

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Signs of HistoryGallipoli 1915 - Bury, UK

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The metal plaque in the Gallipoli Garden outside the Fusilier Museum describes the Lancashire Fusilier's part in the Battle of Galipolli in the First World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/12/2016

last visited: never

Image for The Bradford Film Clip – Bradford, UKview gallery

NN92.1 km

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Signs of HistoryThe Bradford Film Clip – Bradford, UK

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This sign celebrates Bradford’s film history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/16/2013

last visited: never

Image for Y Hen Coleg, Berwyn Street, Bala, Gwynedd, Wales, UKview gallery

WW95.3 km

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Signs of HistoryY Hen Coleg, Berwyn Street, Bala, Gwynedd, Wales, UK

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The old college, or in Welsh Yr Hen Goleg, was open between 1842 to 1869, there is a plaque to commemorate it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/4/2013

last visited: 8/3/2016

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NENE97.5 km

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Signs of HistoryBand of Hope Formation 1847 – Leeds, UK

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This sign records the site of the formation of the Band of Hope, temperance movement in the United Kingdom.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/14/2011

last visited: never

Image for John Rees 'Jack the Fifer' - Dukestown, Gwent, Wales.view gallery

SWSW153.5 km

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Signs of HistoryJohn Rees 'Jack the Fifer' - Dukestown, Gwent, Wales.

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John Rees 'Jack the Fifer' (1815-1893). A his life history is displayed on a steel plaque shaped in his likeness. Jacks Silhouette stands at Twyn-y-Star, Dukestown, Tredegar, Gwent, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/18/2015

last visited: 12/22/2015

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