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Description:
Any fountain that once featured running water but is now permanently out of service or converted to another use.
Expanded Description:
Any outdoor or indoor fountain that previously had running water but no longer does. If the fountain now has another use, please describe it.

Note that fountains featuring running water belong in the fountains category.

Instructions for Posting a Converted Fountains Waymark:
Post at least one or two pictures with your waymark, making one a default image. Document somehow that the fountain at one time featured running water. Piping, or a plaque or web page describing it as a 'fountain' is usually adequate. Include any other information you may have about the site and the converted fountain.
Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
Post your own picture of the converted fountain. Include yourself in the picture if at all possible. Add any other information about the site or fountain you may be able to discover.
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Converted FountainsSwing Fountain - San Diego, CA

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Located near the southeast entrance to San Diego's City Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 7/30/2016

last visited: 7/22/2016

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Converted FountainsConverted Fountain - Los Gatos, CA

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A former fountain at Vasona Penthouse in Los Gatos, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/28/2016

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsHutchinson /Cloud-Smith Store/Samuel Cloud House - Saratoga, CA

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A fountain that has been turned into a flower pot and a historical marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/22/2016

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsGarden Fountain - San Rafael, CA

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A large fountain has now been turned into a flower pot in a garden on the Dominican University campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/9/2016

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsVillage Fountain and Memorial Cross, Ilam Moor Lane, Ilam, Staffordshire. DE6 2AZ

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A Memorial Cross to Mrs Watts-Russell in the style of the Eleanor Crosses built to mark the stopping places on the last journey of Edward I's queen, Eleanor of Castile, between Nottinghamshire and Westminster Abbey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/15/2016

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsI-Beam, Binghamton, NY

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"The Masao Kinoshita creation originally included water fountains and lighting from below." The sculpture now stands in a bed of rocks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 4/9/2016

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsFountain and Sculpture at the Promenade South - Binghamton, NY

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A fountain was restored and a sculptural element added in 1985. It was on the Smithsonian list of sculptures IAS NY000760. The fountain was filled in and the sculpture element enhanced with mosaic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 4/9/2016

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsFarmer's Insurance Fountain - Tustin, CA

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A fountain outside a Farmer's Insurance building in downtown Tustin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsGive Us Water That We May Drink - Philadelphia, PA

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Old cement drinking fountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Oscette

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: 2/28/2016

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Converted FountainsTemple Memorial Drinking Fountain - Fredericton, NB

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On the north side of Queen Street and just to the west of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, this was once a drinking fountain for “man and beast”.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 2/10/2016

last visited: 3/11/2016

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Converted FountainsUvalde Plaza Fountain -- Uvalde TX

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This fountain from the 1920s has been converted to a piece of sculpture in a landscaped garden at this plaza

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 9/14/2015

last visited: 12/18/2015

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Converted FountainsOasis Converted Fountain - Anaheim, CA

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A converted fountain by the Oasis at Disneyland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/30/2015

last visited: 11/5/2015

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Converted FountainsLa fontaine du Parc Aimé-Léonard - Montréal, Québec, Canada

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La fontaine du Parc Aimé-Léonard is located in Montréal, Québec, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Géochum

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 8/8/2015

last visited: 8/8/2015

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Converted FountainsOlten Fountains #33 Tannwaldstrasse (Ecke Rosengasse, 1944)

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An old fountain which is now decorated with many flowers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member the-stooss

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 8/1/2015

last visited: 8/19/2015

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Converted FountainsFountain Repurposed

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Repurposed fountain on the West side of the English and Philosophy building at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Txlonestargal

location: Texas

date approved: 7/29/2015

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsConverted Fountain - Affenberg - Salem, Germany, BW

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At the restaurant of the so-called 'Affenberg' (Ape Mountain), a small zoo outside of Salem, Germany, Baden-Württemberg exists an old fountain converted into a planter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 7/22/2015

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsOlympic Precinct Fountain (Ballarat)

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This fountain was erected in Ballarat's 1956 Olympic Precinct to commemorate the return of the flame during the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ThePacman

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 5/13/2015

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsWebster County Well Fountain – Marshfield, Missouri

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Old well converted to a fountain and then converted to a flower bed on the grounds of the Webster County Courthouse in Marshfield, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/7/2015

last visited: 7/21/2015

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Converted FountainsCastle Fountain - Pisek, Czech Republic

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Castle Fountain - Pisek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 4/13/2015

last visited: 6/9/2016

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Converted FountainsMcDonalds Fountain - Goleta, CA

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A fountain in the parking lot of the McDonalds in Goleta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/9/2015

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsBrunnenstock Kirdorf - Bad Homburg, Germany

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In the center of Kirdorf is this fountain, which was used for delivering drinking water to the community members up to 1928 *** Hier stand bis 1928 ein öffentlicher Brunnen

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 4spring

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 1/17/2015

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsAnaconda Bicentennial Fountain - Anaconda, MT

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This is another of many planters which were originally created as a fountain and were later converted to a planter, possibly as the result of a failure or possibly to reduce maintenance costs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/12/2014

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsE.E.P. Cunliffe Fountain - Kamloops, BC

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Once a fountain and today a planter, this was dedicated to E.E.P. Cunliffe of Kamloops, BC and erected in Riverside Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/11/2014

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsCentral Park - Wingham, NSW

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While it may look like just a pile of rocks I do remember the days when there was running water from the top with a lush garden around it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 10/26/2014

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsTile Fountain Avalon, CA

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A tile fountain that's now a planter in Avalon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/10/2014

last visited: never

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