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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, Watering Troughs and/or other type stone, concrete, or iron objects that aided an animal, 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.
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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHorse Fountain -- Mineral Wells TX

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This elegant Horse Fountain at Mineral Wells TX, the gift of the Civic League in 1905

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/17/2017

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksCarriage Block -- Kaufman TX

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The original carriage block that served this elegant home near downtown Kaufman TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 10/25/2017

last visited: 10/22/2017

Image for Mounting Block - Church of St Afran, St Ieuan and St Sannan, Llantrisant, Ynys Môn, Walesview gallery
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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksMounting Block - Church of St Afran, St Ieuan and St Sannan, Llantrisant, Ynys Môn, Wales

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A mounting block outside the Church of St Afran, St Ieuan and St Sannan, Llantrisant, Ynys Môn, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Meirion

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/17/2017

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksPool - Parker Upping Stone - Galveston, TX

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Located to the right of the sidewalk streetside at the historic Pool - Parker House in Galveston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2017

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksColorado County Courthouse Watering Trough, Columbus, TX

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If it wasn't for a tip from a nearby historical marker, I would have called this a "planter" and just kept walking.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/2/2017

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksCarriage Step on Prairie Street - Columbus, TX

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Documented as the only known carriage step in Columbus, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/1/2017

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksCarriage Block -- Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta GA

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A historic carriage block along the pathways of Atlanta's historic Oakland Cemetery, established in 1850

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/27/2017

last visited: 7/31/2017

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching Post - Ardmore, OK

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This hitching post reminds us of days gone by.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/15/2017

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksWagon Mounting Steps and Platform - Harvard, MA

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Wagon Mounting Steps and Platform are located on the grounds of Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/12/2017

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching Rings - Schloss Hohenschwangau - Hohenschwangau, Germany, BY

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At the inner courtyard of the Hohenschwangau Castle in Hohenschwangau, Germany, Bayern are several Hitching Rings on their origin location attached to a wall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 9/5/2017

last visited: never

Image for David Benjamin Commemorative Horse Trough - Bayswater Road W2, London, U.K.view gallery
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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksDavid Benjamin Commemorative Horse Trough - Bayswater Road W2, London, U.K.

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A drining fountain and trough on Bayswater Road close to Queensway Underground Station on the Central Line.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/4/2017

last visited: 5/2/2015

Image for St. James Hotel Horse Fountain -- Selma ALview gallery
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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksSt. James Hotel Horse Fountain -- Selma AL

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The old horse fountain at the St. James Hotel on Water Street in downtown Selma, 1/2 block west if the Alabama River landing that served as this town's front door in the 19th century

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/31/2017

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHouston Hitching Block - Arlington, TX

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This concrete block sits on the west side of N. Mesquite St., next to the north parking lot used by First United Methodist Church of Arlington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 8/25/2017

last visited: 3/26/2016

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksYouens Upping Stone - Navasota, TX

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Located at 708 Holland Street, this block of local stone has been a part of the landscaping at the Youens home for almost 150 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 5/30/2017

last visited: 6/3/2017

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksAttache pour chevaux - Sommières - France

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Une attache pour chevaux dans une rue de Sommières. An attachment for horses in a street of Sommières.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 5/21/2017

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksKopperl House Carriage Block -- Austin TX

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This handsome carriage block at the historic Kopperl House in Austin is almost obscured by the landscaping

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 5/16/2017

last visited: 3/16/2017

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksYerger-Hill Home Carriage Block-- Smithville TX

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The Yerger-Hill Home Carriage Block stands along Main Street across from the post office in Smithville

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 5/16/2017

last visited: 3/16/2017

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksThe Faison House Carriage Block -- La Grange TX

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The carriage block for the historic Faison House in La Grange

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 5/10/2017

last visited: 3/15/2017

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksBradshaw-Killough House Carriage Block -- La Grange TX

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The carriage block for the historic Bradshaw-Killough House Carriage Block in La Grange TX is located on the east side of the property,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 5/10/2017

last visited: 3/15/2017

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHermon Lee Ensign Horse and Dog Fountain ~ Bristol, Tennessee.

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A 1907 Hermon Lee Ensign horse and small animal watering fountain on display outside of Akard funeral home in Bristol, Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/10/2017

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksTiertränkebrunnen / Animal trough fountain - Wien, Austria

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Tiertränkebrunnen (1916) / Animal trough fountain (1916)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 3/7/2017

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksEnsign Animal Fountain -- Denton TX

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A Hermon Lee Ensign horse fountain at Denton TX, restored to working order at the city's oldest park (but shut off during the winter)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/26/2017

last visited: 4/1/2017

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksAnnie Riggs Hotel Hitching Post -- Fort Stockton TX

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The last hitching post left in front of the Annie Riggs Hotel (since 1954 the Annie Riggs Museum) in downtown Fort Stockton, now the Annie Riggs Museum, donated by grandson Barney Riggs

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2017

last visited: 1/19/2017

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksOfficer's Quarters 7 Hitching Block with Ring -- Old Fort Stockton, Fort Stockton TX

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This hitching block with a ring holder is located in front of Officers Quarters number 7 on the old fort at Fort Stockton

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2017

last visited: 1/19/2017

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksOfficer's Quarters 5 Hitching Block with Ring -- Old Fort Stockton, Fort Stockton TX

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This hitching block with a ring is located in front of a private house occupying the former Officers Quarters number 5 on the old fort at Fort Stockton

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2017

last visited: 1/19/2017

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