[Tagging] How to tag a street plaque?

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 02:45:56 UTC 2021


On Mon, 18 Jan 2021 at 12:40, António Madeira <antoniomadeira at gmx.com>
wrote:

> Normally, they just have the name of the street, but in the cases where
> the name is the name of a person, is common to have other relevant
> informations, like you can see in the pictures and in Stefan's example.
> They're mostly plaques in a wall, but they can also be detached, when
> there's no place to attach them to.
>
> I found this undocumented tag:
> https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/tags/information=plaque#overview
>
> It could be an option.
>

That could work.

Looks like they're usually associated with tourism=information
https://overpass-turbo.eu/s/12vb

Are your plaques intended for tourists, or residents?

Thanks

Graeme
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