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

Unidentified Mount Vernon Slave Graves

IN MEMORY OF THE MANY FAITHFUL COLORED SERVANTS OF THE WASHINGTON FAMILY BURIED AT MOUNT VERNON FROM 1760 TO 1860  THEIR UNIDENTIFIED GRAVES SURROUND THIS SPOT 1929 Submitted by @owillis

  • george washingt...
  • slave
  • quote servants ...
  • quote faithful ...
  • mount vernon
  • washington
  • unidentified gr...
  • surround
  • 1929

Creed Building

@readtheplaque back in Gilbert AZ, 228 N Gilbert Rd... https://t.co/kwnxvBBGZ9 TweetSubmitted by @jqmcd

  • gilbert
  • arizona
  • adobe
  • bricks
  • farmhouse
  • postmaster

Attaway Phelps - Blakely Building

@readtheplaque ...and 216 N Gilbert Rd in Gilbert AZ https://t.co/1UXTmf5Y1Z Tweet Submitted by @jqmcd

  • gilbert
  • arizona
  • ayers
  • ford
  • motor cars
  • ice house
  • fire chief

Gilbert Dance Pavilion

@readtheplaque ...as well as 225 N Gilbert Road, Gilbert AZ: https://t.co/ZZUWXR2Ej7 Tweet Submitted by @jqmcd

  • gilbert
  • arizona
  • dance
  • fence
  • boxing
  • ink it

The Oldest House Still Standing in Richmond

THE OLDEST HOUSE STILL STANDING IN RICHMOND PROBABLY BUILT 1737 BY JACOB EGE A GIFT IN 1912 FROM MR. AND MRS. GRANVILLE G. VALENTINE TO THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE PRESERVATION OF VIRGINIA ANTIQUITIES  ...

  • virginia
  • richmond
  • edgar allan poe
  • 1737

Bank of Gilbert

Submitted by @jqmcd

  • gilbert
  • arizona
  • bank
  • cosby
  • safe
  • deliver a baby

Tong Ji Men - Gate of Harmonious Interest

There are a number of plaques that appear on the Gate of Harmonious Interest.     Submitted by: Vincent Gornall

    1862 - 1962

    This plaque outside the Pandora Street entrance to Victoria's City Hall was apparently installed to mark the City's centenary, but has no other contextual clues to mark its context.

      Bright Pearl

      Submitted by: Vincent Gornall

        Centennial Square Fountain

        Placed in concrete around the edge of the Centennial Square Fountain is an inscription made out of metal letters. The words say, "The Centennial Fountain Gift to the City of Victoria from the ...

          First Memphis Waterfront

          From here north to Auction Avenue steamboats landed; flatboats used the mouth of Gayoso Bayou above. Paddy Meagher, associated with this bluff as early as 1783, built a warehouse here in 1828. In ...

          • shelby county
          • tennessee

          Bartlett, Tennessee

          The toll road of 1829 became Stage Road, Bartlett's main street. In 1856 the town was called Union Depot. Incorporated in 1866 and named Bartlett for Major Gabriel Matson Bartlett. Shelby County ...

          • shelby county
          • tennessee

          G. P. Hamilton

          Born in Memphis 1867, G.P. Hamilton was the author of The Bright Side of Memphis, one of the earliest books on black residents of Memphis. In 1892 Hamilton, an honors graduate of LeMoyne, ...

          • shelby county
          • tennessee

          Eudora Baptist Church

          Organized October 19, 1850 on two acres of land donated by Col. Eppy White, using the Greek word "Eudora" signifying "good gift" as its name, this church met in a log schoolhouse until ...

          • shelby county
          • tennessee

          Gold Discovered

          1848  GOLD DISCOVERED News of the discovery of gold at Coloma reaches Monterey. Many people depart for the gold fields, leaving Monterey almost abandoned.

          • monterey
          • california
          • 1848
          • gold
          • coloma

          Burt Toler, Sr

          • berkeley
          • california
          • bay area
          • football
          • field official

          Corona WWII Deaths

          • corona
          • italy
          • wwii

          Silk Stocking Historic District Est. 1912

          Submitted by @jqmcd

          • chandler
          • arizona
          • silk stocking
          • 1912

          Federal Building

          THIS FEDERAL BUILDING WAS OFFICIAL OPENED BY DAVID W. GROOS M.P. ON 17 JANUARY 1967     Submitted by: Vincent Gornall

          • victoria
          • british columbi...
          • federal buildin...

          The Famous "49 Fourth Street" Location

          ON THIS SITE, THE FAMOUS "49 FOURTH STREET" LOCATION OF THE UNITED STATES SELECTIVE SERVICE INDUCTION CENTER, TENS OF THOUSANDS OF SAN FRANCISCANS AND OTHER NORTHER CALIFORNIANS WERE INDUCTED INTO ...

          • san francisco
          • bay area
          • california
          • wwii
          • selective servi...
          • 1940