[Tagging] Tagging memorial sites

Kevin Kenny kevin.b.kenny+osm at gmail.com
Mon Sep 19 11:04:57 UTC 2016

This exchange reminds me of a question that I had recently and forgot to
ask: do we have specific tagging for a cenotaph? (Since the one in question
was for a departed general, I tagged it war_memorial and moved on.)

On Sep 19, 2016 5:22 AM, "Martin Koppenhoefer" <dieterdreist at gmail.com>

> 2016-09-19 10:59 GMT+02:00 Janko Mihelić <janjko at gmail.com>:
>> Do we need a new tag, like historic=memorial_site? Historic=memorial is
>> already established as an object, smaller than monument. How can we than
>> use it for large sites?
> you can't use historic=memorial for large sites. It's a tag for small
> stuff, large memorials are tagged as historic=monument in OSM. Every
> monument in OSM has to be a memorial, it is not sufficient to be a monument
> ;-)
> That's how the tags are defined, regardless of actual linguistic usage
> outside of OSM.
> Cheers,
> Martin
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