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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 parks, museums, sidewalks, or flower bed displays.
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Image for Stonecarver's Shop - Naperville, ILview gallery

SWSW11.1 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksStonecarver's Shop - Naperville, IL

in Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks

Both an upping stone and hitching post are outside the Stonecarver's Shop at the Naper Settlement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/8/2011

last visited: never

Image for Martin Mitchel Mansion - Naperville, ILview gallery

SWSW11.3 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksMartin Mitchel Mansion - Naperville, IL

in Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks

The Martin Mitchell Mansion has two hitching posts along the side entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/8/2011

last visited: never

Image for Daniel's House - Naperville, ILview gallery

SWSW11.3 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksDaniel's House - Naperville, IL

in Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks

An upping stone is located by the Daniel's House at the Naper Settlement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/8/2011

last visited: never

Image for Hitching Post - Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, ILview gallery

EE22.4 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching Post - Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, IL

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A remnant of Chicago's Fort Dearborn era, 1803 to 1834, said to have been donated by the family of Edwin O. Gale.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/14/2011

last visited: never

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SS29.1 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksBean House - Plainfield, IL

in Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks

An upping stone in front of a 19th century home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/1/2010

last visited: never

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