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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, Drinking Trough's and/or other type stone, concrete, or iron objects that aided an animal, rider, or passanger 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 Blocks825 Logan - Denver, CO

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This post is found in an older part of Denver. There is a metal hook in the top to hold the reins.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 4/8/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksPoague Hitching Post - Clinton, Mo.

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This carved limestone hitching post with an iron ring is located at the old KATY railroad depot - 200 South Main in Clinton, Mo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/10/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksElk Fountain Trough - Portland, OR

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The Elk Fountain was presented to the City of Portland by David P. Thompson AD 1900. Elk Fountain was originally a trough for horses and dogs. The fountain gargoyles spit seasonally.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dkestrel

location: Oregon

date approved: 3/10/2014

last visited: 8/17/2014

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHenry County Watering Trough - Clinton, Mo.

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This granite watering trough is located at the southeast corner of the Henry County Courthouse - 100 West Franklin Street in Clinton, Mo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/4/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksBrooke County Courthouse Upping Stone - Wellsburg, West Virginia

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Upping stone located next to old Brooke County Courthouse in Wellsburg, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/23/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksDrinking Trough & Upping Stone - Royal Parade, Blackheath, UK

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This trough and upping stone is on the north west side of Royal Parade, at the edge of the heath, in Blackheath.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/17/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching Post - Folsom, CA

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A historic hitching post in Folsom, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/13/2014

last visited: 5/3/2014

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksCarriage Block -- Victoria KS

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A post limestone carriage block in the corner of a yard of a historic house in Victoria KS

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/11/2014

last visited: 8/8/2013

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksUpdegraff House Upping Stone - Mount Pleasant, Ohio

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The upping stone is at historic house in Mount Pleasant, Ohio

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Ohio

date approved: 2/2/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksWest Gate Drinking Trough - Canterbury, Kent, UK

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This drinking trough is to be found at the West gate into the city of Canterbury. The trough is on the outside of the West Gate against the southern turret in between the roads.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/30/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching Block - 51 East Ave - Wellsboro, PA

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There aren't many of these left in Wellsboro!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fossilgirlerin

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/8/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksThe Rhudy House Upping Stone

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A very well made upping stone hand chisled from a solid piece of granite in front of the Rhudy House near the old covered bridge in Elizabethton, Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/31/2013

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching post -- 322 E 4th St, Newton KS

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The home at 322 E 4th street has a pair of vintage hitching posts from the 1890s in front.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 12/14/2013

last visited: 3/18/2014

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching post -- 224 E 4th St, Newton KS

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The home at 224 E 4th street has a pair of vintage hitching posts from the 1890s in front.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 12/14/2013

last visited: 3/16/2014

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching post -- 219 E 4th St, Newton KS

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The 125-year old (as of 2013) hitching posts outside of the home at 219 E 4th Street near downtown Newton, KS.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 12/14/2013

last visited: 3/16/2014

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching Post -- 719 E Ave A, Hutchinson KS

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An elaborate decorative carved marble hitching post from the 1870s still stands in front of the home at 719 E Ave A near downtown Hutchinson KS.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 12/12/2013

last visited: 7/28/2013

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching Post -- 1421 N Main St., Hutchinson KS

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Two simple concrete blocks with a hitching ring stand outside a private home at 1421 N Main Street in Hutchinson KS.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 12/12/2013

last visited: 7/28/2013

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching Post -- 705 E Ave A, Hutchinson KS

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An old hitching post stands in front of a home in an older neighbrohood in Hutchinson KS

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 12/12/2013

last visited: 7/28/2013

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksTribunale della Mercanzia Hitching Posts - Florence, Italy

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These Hitching Posts are located in the Tribunale della Mercanzia building that was build in 1359.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 12/8/2013

last visited: 7/1/2014

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksLinden Avenue Hitching Post - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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Located on the east side of the road in front of 721 Linden Avenue in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The A-Team

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/7/2013

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksMcHenry Mansion Hitching Post

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This is one of two identical horsehead hitching posts located at the side and front of the McHenry Mansion historical museum near downtown Modesto.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 12/7/2013

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHadley Town Hall Mounting Block - Hadley, MA

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This old mounting block is located in front of the Hadley Town Hall in Hadley, Massachusetts, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/1/2013

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksMounting Steps at Town End Farm, Colthouse, Cumbria

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These steps are in slight disrepair outside Town End Farm house, Colthouse. The milk churn platform is elsewhere nearer the main road, and down hill. The location is midway between the stables and the house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/29/2013

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksRockland Avenue Hitching Post - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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Located on the south side of the road in front of 1255 Rockland Avenue in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The A-Team

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/21/2013

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching stone – Owatonna, MN

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This granite hitching stone has two rings on top, and a horse watering fountain is located nearby.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 11/21/2013

last visited: never

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