A gigantic map of all the cool plaques in the world. A project of 99% Invisible.

Tres Ranchos

Submitted by Ted Ognibene

Submitted by Ted Ognibene

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Love Lane

Plaque on one edge of a narrow street in the area of the city Georgetown in Penang, Malaysia, one of the most cheap touristy places to get a beer in the city. English portion says:

Plaque on one edge of a narrow street in the area of the city Georgetown in Penang, Malaysia, one of the most cheap touristy places to get a beer in the city. English portion says:"Largely ...

  • penang
  • malaysia
  • georgetown
  • city
  • street

Simpson Bros Three- leaf clover pavement plaque in Cambridge, MA

This is the only known to be plaque of such type in Cambridge, MA. It is located in the Agassiz area of Cambridge. This is a beautiful neighborhood with remaining childhood house of E E Cummings ...

This is the only known to be plaque of such type in Cambridge, MA. It is located in the Agassiz area of Cambridge. This is a beautiful neighborhood with remaining childhood house of E E Cummings ...

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  • three leaf clov...
  • pavement plaque

Dolly

DollyJim Gray, sculptorThis statue of Dolly Parton was erected through the generosity of the people of Sevier CountyDedicated May 3, 1987Steering CommitteeDian Robertson, chairmanBrenda Daugherty, ...

DollyJim Gray, sculptorThis statue of Dolly Parton was erected through the generosity of the people of Sevier CountyDedicated May 3, 1987Steering CommitteeDian Robertson, chairmanBrenda ...

  • dolly parton
  • tennessee
  • sevierville
  • statue
  • country music

Westbrae

    I Come Into the Peace of Wild Things

      Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church

      In 1917, Taylor M.E. Church was founded as the first Methodist church in Scotlandville (nee: Scotland) by twelve visionary African-American Methodists. In 1922, the name changed to Camphor Memorial ...

      In 1917, Taylor M.E. Church was founded as the first Methodist church in Scotlandville (nee: Scotland) by twelve visionary African-American Methodists. In 1922, the name changed to Camphor Memorial ...

      • louisiana
      • baton rouge
      • church
      • religion
      • african america...

      To Honor All Who Served

        Simon Bolivar Oak

        This tree is dedicated to the memory ofSimon BolivarLiberator of Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Panama, on the bicentennial of his birth (1783-1983)Venezuela Students Association

        This tree is dedicated to the memory ofSimon BolivarLiberator of Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Panama, on the bicentennial of his birth (1783-1983)Venezuela Students Association

        • louisiana
        • baton rouge
        • lsu
        • simon bolivar

        Robert E. Nims Jazz Walk of Fame

         Robert E. Nims was a 20th century gentleman and businessman who gave tirelessly of himself and touched many people's lives. He played and loved music, was a pioneer of the juke box industry and was ...

         Robert E. Nims was a 20th century gentleman and businessman who gave tirelessly of himself and touched many people's lives. He played and loved music, was a pioneer of the juke box industry and was ...

        • louisiana
        • music
        • jazz
        • new orleans

        World War 2 remembrance cross

        This plaque tells the story of 3 resistance men that were killed on April 16 1945, while transporting weapons and ammunition. The supplies were dropped by the allies, and after collecting it in the ...

        This plaque tells the story of 3 resistance men that were killed on April 16 1945, while transporting weapons and ammunition. The supplies were dropped by the allies, and after collecting it in the ...

        • worldwar 2
        • resistance

        William G. Simon Hall

          Train Wreck 1889

                 Train Wreck Site of Barnum and Bailey'scircus train accident on thenight of August 22 1889while on route to Montreal.Dozens of animal casualties.William C. Pomeroy Foundation 2020Photo and ...

                 Train Wreck Site of Barnum and Bailey'scircus train accident on thenight of August 22 1889while on route to Montreal.Dozens of animal casualties.William C. Pomeroy Foundation 2020Photo and ...

          • potsdam
          • alan r reno
          • train wreck acc...
          • animals
          • circus

          Civil War to Civil Rights - Downtown Heritage Trail

          https://www.culturaltourismdc.org/portal/821

          https://www.culturaltourismdc.org/portal/821

          • washington dc
          • lincoln
          • civil war

          Cosmos Club

          Historic Site, Washington, DCCosmos ClubFounded in 1878, the Cosmos Club is a private social and cultural organization whose members are eminent in their professional fields. Members have included ...

          Historic Site, Washington, DCCosmos ClubFounded in 1878, the Cosmos Club is a private social and cultural organization whose members are eminent in their professional fields. Members have ...

          • washington dc
          • national regist...

          Roads to Diversity - Adams Morgan Heritage Trail

          https://www.culturaltourismdc.org/portal/816https://www.culturaltourismdc.org/portal/dc-neighborhood-heritage-trails

          https://www.culturaltourismdc.org/portal/816https: //www.culturaltourismdc.org/portal/dc- neighborhood-heritage-trails

          • washington dc
          • neighborhood he...

          The Post Magazine

          Constructed 1837byDepartment of Quartermaster, U.S. ArmyProvided storage for munitiona for New Orleans Barracks and Mississippi River forts.Restored 1975-1977 for use asLouisiana Military History and ...

          Constructed 1837byDepartment of Quartermaster, U.S. ArmyProvided storage for munitiona for New Orleans Barracks and Mississippi River forts.Restored 1975-1977 for use asLouisiana Military History and ...

          • louisiana
          • new orleans
          • military

          Hardy Residence

          Emmet Hardy (1903-1925), cornetist and machinist, lived here at 237 Morgan Street from 1920-1923. He played in Brownlee’s Orchestra, the New Orleans Rhythm Kings, and in small groups with violinist ...

          Emmet Hardy (1903-1925), cornetist and machinist, lived here at 237 Morgan Street from 1920-1923. He played in Brownlee’s Orchestra, the New Orleans Rhythm Kings, and in small groups with ...

          • louisiana
          • new orleans
          • jazz
          • music

          Mary B. Mikkelson

          In loving memory of Mary B. Mikkelson (1923-2016)Navy vet, teacher, and athlete who loved nature and was a champion for social justice. ...

          In loving memory of Mary B. Mikkelson (1923-2016)Navy vet, teacher, and athlete who loved nature and was a champion for social justice. ...

          • memorial
          • alameda point

          Underground Railway and Waterway

          Underground Railroad and WaterwayIn April 1848, the largest slave escape attempt on record in the United States took place at the Southwest Waterfront. Seventy-seven men, women, and children boarded ...

          Underground Railroad and WaterwayIn April 1848, the largest slave escape attempt on record in the United States took place at the Southwest Waterfront. Seventy-seven men, women, and children boarded ...

          • washington dc
          • wharf
          • underground rai...

          America's Oldest Operating Fish Market

          America's Oldest Operating Fish MarketThe Maine Avenue Fish Market is the oldest continuously operating open-air fish market in the United States. When it opened in 1805, Washington was the center of ...

          America's Oldest Operating Fish MarketThe Maine Avenue Fish Market is the oldest continuously operating open-air fish market in the United States. When it opened in 1805, Washington was the center of ...

          • washington dc
          • wharf
          • fishing

          Long Bridge

          Long BridgeOriginally constructed in 1809 as a mile-long wooden toll bridge connecting the District with Virginia, Long Bridge has seen many transformations and additions. In 1861, five days after ...

          Long BridgeOriginally constructed in 1809 as a mile-long wooden toll bridge connecting the District with Virginia, Long Bridge has seen many transformations and additions. In 1861, five days after ...

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          • wharf
          • bridge
          • civil war

          Creating the Waterfront

          Creating The WaterfrontBefore the 1800s, the Southwest Waterfront formed the eastern bank of the Potomac, but sediment accumulated as farming increased, making the river hard to navigate and prone to ...

          Creating The WaterfrontBefore the 1800s, the Southwest Waterfront formed the eastern bank of the Potomac, but sediment accumulated as farming increased, making the river hard to navigate and prone to ...

          • washington dc
          • wharf
          • flood

          Navigating the Potomac River

          Navigating The Potomac RiverBeginning in 1815, steamboats ferried passengers and goods across the river and connected the waterfront to Richmond and other points south via Aquia Creek. Today's ...

          Navigating The Potomac RiverBeginning in 1815, steamboats ferried passengers and goods across the river and connected the waterfront to Richmond and other points south via Aquia Creek. ...

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          • wharf

          Waterfront Industry and Commerce

          Waterfront Industry and CommerceIn the 1840s, the Southwest Waterfront was developing into a major commercial seaport and took on an industrial character. Buildings and warehouses were constructed to ...

          Waterfront Industry and CommerceIn the 1840s, the Southwest Waterfront was developing into a major commercial seaport and took on an industrial character. Buildings and warehouses were constructed to ...

          • washington dc
          • wharf