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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 BlocksTree Stump Hitching Post, Folsom, California

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Tree Stump Hitching Post was carved by prisoners at Folsom Prison, Folsom, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FolsomNatural

location: California

date approved: 5/17/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHorse Head Hitching Post, Folsom, California

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The Horse Head Hitching Post is located near the East gate entrance to Folsom Prison,Folsom, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FolsomNatural

location: California

date approved: 5/17/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHorse Drinking Trough - St Georges Basin, NSW

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A horse drinking trough at the front of Tasman Road Reserve, the original location of Tasman House built in the 1880's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 5/15/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksSt Paul’s Episcopal Carriage Block - Augusta, Georgia

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Just inside the front gate for St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, on the right, is an old carriage block.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Georgia

date approved: 5/11/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksMiddleton Place Carriage Block - Charleston, South Carolina

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Though the Middleton Place main house is in ruins, this carriage block is still in place at the path from the doorway, where a circular carriage path comes to the front of the old house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: South Carolina

date approved: 5/11/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching Rings -- First United Methodist Church, Clarendon TX

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A long line of hand-forged hitching rings in front of the First United Methodist Church in Clarendon TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 5/11/2014

last visited: 12/30/2013

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching Post at 616 W Summit St Ann Arbor, MI.

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A hitching post at a historic home in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: Michigan

date approved: 5/9/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching Post & Watering Trough - Maldon, Victoria

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This Hitching Post & Water Trough are located outside the blacksmith's shop in the main street of Maldon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 5/6/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksL'abreuvoir à chevaux-St-Hyacinthe-Québec,Canada

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Un abreuvoir pour chevaux et humains! Quench one side for men & on the other horses

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 5/6/2014

last visited: 12/8/2014

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksBoundary Monument Hitching Ring -- Hansford Cemetery, Spearman TX

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A boundary corner monument erected in 1878 on land that is now part of Hansford Cemetery near Spearman TX, conveniently outfitted with a hitching ring.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 4/11/2014

last visited: 12/30/2013

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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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