[Tagging] How to tag a street plaque?

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 02:31:44 UTC 2021

I don't know if I'd call them a plaque as such, or just a street name sign?

As far as I can make out, aren't they just saying Joaquim Valarinho Street
(Road / Avenue?), with a mention of who they were?



On Mon, 18 Jan 2021 at 12:05, António Madeira <antoniomadeira at gmx.com>

> Hi there.
> This question just came up in the Portuguese Telegram channel and I
> found no satisfactory answer to it.
> How to tag street plaques like these?
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Espinho_placa_Rua_20.jpg
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Placa_da_Rua_Joaquim_Valarinho_-_Lagos_-_07.12.2018.jpg
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Placa_da_Rua_Alexandre_Massaii_-_Lagos_-_22.12.2018.jpg
> Note that they all have the street name, but also some more information
> about the person, like profession, date of birth/death, etc.
> There are these two:
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:memorial%3Dblue_plaque
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:memorial%3Dplaque
> but none of them are quite there.
> Any suggestions?
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