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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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Image for Horse & Animal Fountain -- Blackfriar's Pub, City of London UKview gallery
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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHorse & Animal Fountain -- Blackfriar's Pub, City of London UK

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A Victorian-era horse and small animal fountain near Blackfriar's Pub

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/17/2016

last visited: 8/18/2016

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksJames A. Ferguson Home Hitching Posts - Belton, TX

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Twin cement posts with metal rings flank the entrance gate to the historic home of James A. Ferguson (cousin to the TX Gov. James Ferguson).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/1/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksWatering Trough - Pompey, NY

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This watering trough is almost identical to the one in Fayetteville, NY. Instead of a fountain, they have turned it into a planter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 7/25/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksBerkshire Library hitching post - Berkshire, NY

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This hitching post is next to the library sign. The library is on the historic register.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 7/24/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksUpping stone with plaque. Thorpe Hesley, Rotherham,UK

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A five stepped upping stone at the side of Thorpe Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wireworm

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/14/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksStepping Stone - Pompey Center, NY

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This stepping stone says Bernard on one side.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 7/4/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksDouble Horse Troughs, Grenoside, Sheffield, Uk.

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Two Horse troughs, Grenoside, Shefffield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wireworm

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/30/2016

last visited: 7/1/2016

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksWatering trough - Fayetteville Veterans Memorial Park, Fayetteville, NY

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This is now a granite fountain with a lion's head.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 6/21/2016

last visited: 9/23/2016

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHorse Trough - Geelong, Victoria

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An old horse trough on Fitzroy St

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 6/21/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksWater Trough - Overstrand, Norfolk

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A disused water trough near Overstrand, Norfolk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MeerRescue

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksStepping Stone - Fayetteville, NY

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There are several stepping stones in this area. This one is by the Matilda Joslyn Gage Home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksTwo hitching posts and a stone - Elmira, NY

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This set of hitching posts is in front of a house on Church Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 6/12/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksBills' Trough - Captains Flat, NSW

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A Bills' Trough in the former gold mining town of Captains Flat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 3/27/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksNational Humane Alliance Fountain - Waco, TX

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Plaque says it was placed in 1909. It was a watering trough for horses, now it is just a statue of polished granite with bronze lion heads.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/23/2016

last visited: 4/10/2016

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksUDC Horse and Small Animal Fountain -- San Marcos TX

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A horse and small animal fountain on the east side of the Hays County Courthouse, the gift of the United Daughters of the Confederacy

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/22/2016

last visited: 12/20/2015

Image for Herman L. Ensign Animal Fountain -- Williamson Co. Courthouse, Georgetown TXview gallery
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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHerman L. Ensign Animal Fountain -- Williamson Co. Courthouse, Georgetown TX

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A historic Ensign animal fountain is located on the Williamson County Courthouse grounds at the north entrance to the courthouse

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: 7/9/2016

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksM. B. Lockett Bldg. hitching ring -- Georgetown TX

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Old hitching rings have been carefully preserved in the sidewalk n front of the M. B. Lockett store in downtown Georgetown TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: 12/20/2015

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHorse Drinking Trough - Railway Station, Bulli, NSW

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A drinking trough for horses situated in front of the historic Bulli Railway Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 3/17/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksKingsley Plantation Low Stone Well Horse Trough - Jacksonville, FL

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The low stone well at the Kingsley Plantation includes a horse trough.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 3/6/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksAbreuvoir, Lavans Quingey, Doubs, France

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Abreuvoir le long de la Mairie de Lavans Quingey /

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gâtinaise

location: Franche-Comté, France

date approved: 3/4/2016

last visited: 3/2/2016

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHorse Trough - Wasserschloss - Glatt, Germany, BW

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At the castle (Wasserschloss) in Glatt, Germany, Baden-Württemberg is an old horse trough located.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 2/18/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksTemple Memorial Drinking Fountain - Fredericton, NB

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On the north side of Queen Street and just to the west of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, this was once a drinking fountain for “man and beast”.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 2/10/2016

last visited: 2/10/2016

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksGolden Horse Fountain & Drinking Trough - Yarmouth, NS

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This is the first of three fountains and troughs that were ultimately donated to the town of Yarmouth and mounted along Main Street. Given its uniqueness, it has been much photographed and has become somewhat of a symbol of the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 2/10/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksLewis Fountain & Drinking Trough - Yarmouth, NS

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This fountain is just one block east of the Yarmouth waterfront, the location of many of the businesses in which the donor of the fountain was involved.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 2/10/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHorse Fountain - Searsport, ME

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Erected in 1905, this was for many years a horse trough, likely installed on Main Street of Searsport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 2/9/2016

last visited: never

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