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Description:
Any fountain that once featured running water but is now permanently out of service or converted to another use.
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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.
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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 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: never

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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: never

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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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Converted FountainsWWI Memorial and Horse Fountain - Eastland TX

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A handsome horse fountain and WWI memorial on the grounds of the Eastland County Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 9/17/2014

last visited: 9/17/2014

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Converted FountainsAlla Salute Converted Fountain - Lake Buena Vista, FL

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This fountain is located is located in the Italy Pavilion of the World Showcase of Disney's Epcot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Florida

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsFormer fountain, St Edmundsbury Abbey Gardens - Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk,

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Sundial in a Victorian fountain, now used as a planter, in Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/17/2014

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsBlind Sam, the Queen Victoria Jubilee Lantern in Holt, Norfolk.

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The Queen Victoria Jubilee Lantern in Obelisk Plain, Holt was moved here in 1921.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/8/2014

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsFlower Fountain - San Jose, CA

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A fountain that's now a planter in front of a funeral home in the Willow Glen area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/29/2014

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsMargaret Williams Fountain - New Orleans, LA

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Fountain and Garden donated by Laurence Moore Williams

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cooks86

location: Louisiana

date approved: 4/26/2014

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsConfederate Monument Fountain - Dardanelle, Ar

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This marble sculpture with a removed fountain is located on the grounds of the Yell County Courthouse - Union Street in Dardanelle, Arkansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Arkansas

date approved: 4/16/2014

last visited: 4/12/2014

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Converted FountainsFlower Pot Fountain - Midlothian, VA

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This fountain at the Chesterfield Towne Center Mall was converted into a flower pot for fake flowers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/2/2014

last visited: 3/2/2014

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Converted FountainsCherub Memorial Fountain - Fleetwood, UK

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This cherub fountain was erected in the late 19th century as a memorial to two men lost at see while rescuing two other men from a floundering boat during a violent storm. It has been converted to a flower holder.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/23/2013

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsDudley Porter Fountain - Haverhill, Massachusetts

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This fountain is located along the trail that encircles Kenoza Lake. It's a great place to take a break.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UMainah

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/16/2013

last visited: 10/9/2012

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Converted FountainsCold Springs - Sleepy Hollow, NY

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A fountain had been erected over a natural spring at this site, and dedicated toGen. John C Freemont. I don't know why or how the fountain stooped working, but it is still commemorated with a historical marker and a wide shoulder/cutout along Rt 9.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sagefemme

location: New York

date approved: 9/30/2013

last visited: 5/24/2014

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Converted FountainsShepard Memorial Fountain - Bad Rock Canyon, MT

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An old fountain stands as a memorial along US 2.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Montana

date approved: 9/25/2013

last visited: 9/3/2013

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Converted FountainsArgyll Square Memorial Fountain, Oban, Argyll & Bute.

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The fountain in Argyll Square commemorates Robert Barbour McKelvie, M.D.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/25/2013

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsAvalon Roundabout Fountain

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This Converted Fountain is located in the traffic roundabout at the point where Crescent Avenue, Casino Way, Marilla Avenue, and Whittley Avenue all converge at the waterfront in Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 8/19/2013

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsArt Museum Steps Fountain - Philadelphia, PA

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Once beautiful and most of all WET, this gigantic fountain has been undergoing some problems which has forced its shut down. It seems the thing leaks!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: 6/17/2014

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Converted FountainsAncienne fontaine du Cours - Épinal

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Ancienne fontaine à l'entrée du parc du Cours

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Infra-Blue

location: Lorraine, France

date approved: 8/4/2013

last visited: 10/9/2014

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