TYPES OF HISTORICAL PLAQUES
Name plaque: A smaller sized plaque to display family name, date and/or address.
Estate plaque: Larger size plaque to display estate's name, a historic date and historic home address.
Date plaque: "BUILT" displays known construction date, "CIRCA" when historic date is not precisely known, "EST" established date of a business or organization.
DATES ON A PLAQUE
Date only: When a Historic Home's date of construction is known with certainty.
Built: "BUILT" precedes known year of construction, can include builder's name.
Circa: "CIRCA" precedes approximate date of construction.
Established: "EST." precedes year and signifies when a business or organization was legally recognized, but can also be used for residences.
MOUNTING HISTORICAL PLAQUES
Screws: for mounting plaque to flat surface using pre-drilled holes.
Adhesive: Plaques can be ordered without holes and adhered with proper adhesive for type of surface.
Yard Stake: Prefer not to mar wall surface of your Historic Home or Building with holes and adhesives? Order plaque with yard stakes for lawn and garden mounting.