Milestones:Helpful Hints on Citations, Plaque Locations
Because Milestones are dedicated in many different parts of the world, and each situation varies, this page is intended to help people writing Milestone Proposals with hints and suggestions.
Writing a good citation
The goal is to make the citation as meaningful as possible to the general public.
Location of the plaque(s)
Finding an appropriate location for the milestone plaque is sometimes one of the most difficult obstacles milestone proposers face. The building where something happened may have been torn down or altered; the achievement might have occurred in a place not safe or accessible to the public; the owners of the site may not wish to have a plaque attached to their property, etc. However, with some creative thinking, an appropriate place can usually be found. Following are some examples of location obstacles, and the solutions used.