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First of its KindFIRST General Assembly of the United Nations - Tothill Street, London, UK

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The main plaque denotes the first meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations took place in the Methodist Central Hall. The second plaque denotes the 50th anniversary of that meeting.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/28/2012

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersGeneral Assembly of the United Nations - Tothill Street, London, UK

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Two plaques for the price of one. The main plaque denotes the first meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations took place in the Methodist Central Hall. The second plaque denotes the 50th anniversary of that meeting.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/28/2012

last visited: never

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Olympic MemorabiliaLondon 2012 Gold Post Box - Tothill Street, London, UK

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Royal Mail painted over 100 post boxes gold to celebrate Olympic and Paralympic success at the 2012 London Olympics. The post boxes are to remain this colour with each post box having a plaque which names the athlete or its reason for being painted.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/18/2013

last visited: 8/19/2014

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Abraham LincolnLincoln in London - London, England, UK

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This sculpture of Lincoln is located near the Supreme Court and Westminster Abbey in London.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/24/2012

last visited: 2/1/2013

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Exact ReplicasLincoln in London - London, England, UK

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This is a replica of a work by the American sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens located in Lincoln Park, Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/24/2012

last visited: 2/1/2013

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr - Westminster Abbey, London, UK

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A statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr stands above the west entrance to the Westminster Abbey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/19/2012

last visited: 10/24/2014

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World Heritage SitesWestminster Palace, Westminster Abbey and Saint Margaret's Church - London, UK

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This UNESCO World Heritage Site covers an area of London where the buildings are probably known to people throughout the world such as Westminster Abbey and the Palace of Westminster.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/2/2011

last visited: 2/1/2013

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UK Historical MarkersDuck Island Cottage - Horse Guards Road, London, UK

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Duck Island, not really an island, is at the eastern end of St James's Park lake close to Horse Guards in central London. The chalet is now used as offices.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/4/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Traffic Lights - Bridge Street, London, UK

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This green plaque to John Peake Knight is on the Bridge Street face of a building at the junction with Parliament Street. The plaque advises that the world's first traffic lights weredesigned by Knight and located here in 1868.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/9/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersHenry VII Chapel - Westminster Abbey, Old Palace Yard, London, UK

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This inscription is carved into the east wall of Westminster Abbey that is known as Henry VII chapel. Entrance to the Abbey is not required as the inscription is visible from outside the Abbey grounds.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/27/2012

last visited: 6/8/2014

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William ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare's King Henry Quote - London, UK

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"To carve out dials, quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the minutes, how they run-- How many makes the hour full complete, How many hours brings about the day, How many days will finish up the year, How many years a mortal man may live."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/28/2012

last visited: 2/1/2013

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Famous FiresThe Great Fire of 1834 - Palace of Westminster - London, U. K.

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Fire in the Palace of Westminster, also known as the Houses of Parliament or Westminster Palace, in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/19/2011

last visited: 1/2/2008

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Infamous Crime ScenesAssassination of Michael O'Dwyer - London, UK

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Sir Michael O'Dwyer was Lieutenant Governor of the Punjab in India from 1912 until 1919 and was assassinated here at Caxton Hall on 3/13/1940.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/3/2012

last visited: 6/11/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Public Supply of Gas - Great Peter Street, London, UK

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This City of Westminster green plaque, to the Gas Light & Coke Company that provided the first supply of gas, is located on the south side of Great Peter Street at the north west corner of the Home Office.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/27/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Goon Show - Strutton Ground, London, UK

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This white plaque, erected by the Goon Show Preservation Society to mark the 60th anniversary of the first Goon show, is attached to a pub on the west side of Strutton Ground close to the junction with Victoria Street in Westminster.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/27/2014

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsThe Goon Show - 60 years - Strutton Ground, London, UK

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This white plaque, erected by the Goon Show Preservation Society to mark the 60th anniversary of the first Goon Show, is attached to a pub on the west side of Strutton Ground close to the junction with Victoria Street in Westminster.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/27/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasLord Roberts - London, UK

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Lord Roberts commanded British forces in Afghanistan in 1881-1882. He was later to become the Commander-in-Chief in India (1885-1893), in the South African War (1899-1902) and, finally Commander-in-Chief of the British Army (1901-1904).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/29/2012

last visited: 1/2/2008

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National Trust U.K.Blewcoat School - Westminster, London, England

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The Blewcoat School, located near Buckingham Palace, was built in 1709 as a school for the very poor in London, England.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/31/2011

last visited: 10/24/2014

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UK Historical MarkersKing Charles I - Whitehall, London, UK

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This bust and accompanying plaque, of King Charles I, is found over a doorway at the northern end of the Banqueting House in Whitehall, London. The plaque, that sits under the bust, tells how he was taken from this place to his execution.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/19/2012

last visited: 3/3/2013

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Time CapsulesChannel 4 Time Capsule - London, England, UK

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This time capsule is located on the pavement in front of the Channel 4 headquarters entrance in London.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/6/2012

last visited: 2/25/2012

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World War II SitesSt John's - Smith Square, London, UK

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This former Anglican church was firebombed in 1941...was rebuilt and is now used as a concert hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/6/2012

last visited: 2/10/2012

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UK Historical MarkersHeadquarters of the Free French Forces - Carlton Gardens, London, UK

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The grey slate, or possibly granite, plaque is on a building used as the Free French Forces Headquarters in London during the second World War.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/11/2012

last visited: never

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsQueen Mary's Steps - Whitehall Palace, Embankment, London, UK

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A remnant from a bygone era when the west bank of The River Thames extended further inland than in does today.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/9/2011

last visited: 3/3/2013

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First of its KindFirst Headquarters of the Metropolitan Police - Whitehall Place, London, UK

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A Blue Plaque marks the site of the first Metropolitan (The Met) Police headquarters in London.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/10/2011

last visited: 3/3/2013

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La Famille BonaparteJohn Fox Burgoyne - London, UK

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John Fox Burgoyne was a Second Lieutenant in Britain's Royal Engineers and fought against Napoleon in the Pyrenees, in Egypt during the Rosetta campaign and in Lousiana during the War of 1812!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/12/2012

last visited: 7/25/2013

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