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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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Image for Former fountain, St Edmundsbury Abbey Gardens - Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk,view gallery
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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: never

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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 Premium 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 Premium 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 Regular Member Infra-Blue

location: Lorraine, France

date approved: 8/4/2013

last visited: 8/6/2013

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Converted FountainsFormer Drinking Fountain - St Augustine's Church, Panarth, Wales, UK

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A fine example of an old cast iron drinking fountain, set into the wall of St Augustine's Church in Panarth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Superted

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/21/2013

last visited: never

Image for Former Fountain - Hjortekid der slikker sig - Randers, Denmarkview gallery
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Converted FountainsFormer Fountain - Hjortekid der slikker sig - Randers, Denmark

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Dette forhenværende springvand anvendes i dag som plantebed --- This is a former fountain located at Gethersanlæg, which now is used as a planter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pstidsen

location: Denmark

date approved: 7/21/2013

last visited: 3/19/2014

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Converted FountainsFontaine "Reves et Regards", Niort, France

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Rond point de l'Avenue de Paris

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member lulu_et_compagnie

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 6/11/2013

last visited: 1/3/2014

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Converted FountainsCivil War Monument and Former Fountain - Ashfield, MA

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Ashfield's first Civil War monument is located in the Center Hill Cemetery in Ashfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/7/2013

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsFormer Fountain - Pragfriedhof Stuttgart, Germany, BW

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This is a former fountain located at the so-called 'Pragfriedhof', a cemetery in Stuttgart, Germany, Baden-Württemberg, which now is used as a planter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 5/15/2013

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsGlendale C of C Fountain / Planter - Glendale AZ

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This beautiful multi-tiered fountain in front of the Glendale Chamber of Commerce has found a new purpose as a planter.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Where's George

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/13/2013

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsSoletrinkbrunnen, Rheine, Germany

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Der alte Soletrinkbrunnen

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 00M

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 4/6/2013

last visited: 7/30/2013

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Converted FountainsBaby Hercules Fountain - Salem, Oregon

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Historic non-functional fountain dating to 1900

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 3/28/2013

last visited: never

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Converted Fountains(Dead) Fish Fountain - Fredericksburg VA

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A fish fountain is high and literally dry on a garden wall at historic Chatham Manor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/28/2013

last visited: never

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Converted FountainsKing Edward VII Coronation Converted Fountain, Eynsford, Kent. UK

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A Converted drinking fountain in the village of Eynsford

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dave-harris

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/16/2013

last visited: 9/21/2013

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Converted FountainsFormer Fountain at Wartenberg - Muttenz, BL, Switzerland

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A former fountain near a restaurant east of Wartenberg in Muttenz.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 3/6/2013

last visited: never

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