Historic Place-marker Scheme
Across the country in our streets, villages, towns and cities, momentous events have taken place.
- Celebrate discoveries & inventions in your local area
- Learn about events that have shaped your town
We are designing a new scheme to let communities identify, mark, and celebrate the spots where history has been made.
Pilot over the next three years
We'll pilot the new scheme over the next three years, with research, community collaboration and a design competition in its early stages.
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Nominations aren't open yet but we would love to hear about places important to you:
Heritage Minister to Unveil Plans to Mark and Celebrate Places Where History Has Been Made Across England
Heritage Minister John Glen is to announce plans for a new Historic England scheme to enable communities to celebrate places where history was made.
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