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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks
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To identify and record the location of old Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks, made of stone or concrete that aided a rider or passenger to mount or dismount a horse or carriage, that are of historical interest and were in use when a horse was the main form of transportation before the automobile. The category is not looking for decorations, but original items in their original locations, not public park, museum or flower bed displays.
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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksPalazzo Pubblico Hitching Post - Siena, Italia

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This Hitching Post is placed in the Palazzo Pubblico (town hall) constructed in 1297.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksJulius and Elizabeth Ruhl House Upping Stone - Galveston,TX

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Located curbside at 1428 Sealy in front of a Victorian home constructed 1874-75.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/29/2018

last visited: 12/25/2018

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksRosenberg Fountain - Galveston, TX

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In 1898, the estate of Swiss-born Galveston banker and philanthropist Henry Rosenberg commissioned public fountains to supply water for thirsty people, horses, dogs, and cats.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/29/2018

last visited: 9/15/2018

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksTaylorsville General Store Hitching Posts - Washington Crossing, PA

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The town of Taylorsville prospered in the early 1800s, after the area had made a name for itself as the spot where General George Washington, in 1776, led his troops on Christmas day to defeat the Hessians in Trenton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Janila

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/27/2018

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksRosenberg Watering Trough - Galveston, TX

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Now filled with concrete, this watering trough was a gift to the "beasts" of Galveston. It sits curbside near the entrance to an elementry school named in his honor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 9/18/2018

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksStable Courtyard Upping Steps - Weston Park -Weston-under-Lizard, Shifnal, Shropshire, UK.

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These upping steps are located in the stable courtyard at Weston Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/14/2018

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksBills' Trough -Tatara, Vic, Australia

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A George and Ennis Bill's horse trough in Tatura

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Australia

date approved: 8/30/2018

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksM.C. McLemore Upping Stone - Galveston, TX

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Just six blocks from the Seawall, at 1019 16th Street, this home is on the National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 8/13/2018

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksBills' Trough - Devenish, Vic, Australia

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A horse trough in Devenish

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 8/7/2018

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksUrsuline Convent Upping Stone - Galveston, TX

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Located along Avenue N (Ursuline Street), this upping stone may be one of the few remaining structures from the original Ursuline Convent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 8/3/2018

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksNutt House - Granbury, TX

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A square rock along the curb in front of this 2-story house built in 1879 by David Lee Nutt.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/16/2018

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHorse Trough - Hico, TX

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Plaque on back: Erected through efforts of the Hico Humane Society 1914.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/8/2018

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksThe Hubbard Queen - Hubbard, TX

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Two cement posts on either side of the sidewalk leading to the front door of this 1900 home.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/18/2018

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksMcDaniel Family Home - Hubbard, TX

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Two green metal hitching posts on either side of the sidewalk leading to the front door of this 1882 home.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/18/2018

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksWood-Taylor Home - Hubbard, TX

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Two white metal hitching posts on either side of the sidewalk leading to the front door of this 1905 home.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/18/2018

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksDrennan-Doremus-Burnitt House - Calvert, TX

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A pair of matching hitching posts with rings guard the brick walk that leads to the front door of this home.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/4/2018

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks908 China Street - Calvert, TX

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A single hitching post with ring still stands in front of a this home which is listed on the National Register of Historic Homes in Calvert, TX

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/4/2018

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksClara Barton House - Calvert, TX

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A pair of matching hitching posts with rings still stand in front of a the Clara Barton House in Calvert, TX

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/4/2018

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksJames Parkinson Hitching Post - Wagoner, OK

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This hitching post stands in front of a Territorial home on the National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/2/2018

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksAmos Parkinson Hitching Post/Upping Stone - Wagoner, OK

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These two items stand by the road in front of the Amos Parkinson home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/2/2018

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching Rings -- Houston TX

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Hitching rings from the late 19th century still stand in front of a former home in a historic neighborhood near downtown Houston TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 4/18/2018

last visited: 3/17/2018

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksPalazzo Piccolomini Hitching Posts - Siena, Italy

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This Hitching Post is placed in the front facade of a Renaissance Palace in the historic center of Siena.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 3/13/2018

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksMounting Block - St Mary's church, Llanfair-Mathafarn-Eithaf, Ynys Môn, Wales

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A mounting block at St Mary's church, Llanfair-Mathafarn-Eithaf, Ynys Môn, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Meirion

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/18/2018

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksStevens-James House Carriage Block -- San Antonio TX

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The carriage block for the Stevens-James House in the King William neighborhood of San Antonio TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/1/2018

last visited: 1/13/2018

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksMax L. Oppenheimer Carriage Block -- San Antonio TX

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The carriage block in front of the Oppenheimer mansion in the King William neighborhood of San Antonio

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/1/2018

last visited: 1/13/2018

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