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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 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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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksOfficer's Quarters 6 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 Officers Quarters number 6 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 BlocksUpping Stones at the Haus zum Venedig - Basel, Switzerland

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Probably the last remaining upping stones in the city of Basel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 1/15/2017

last visited: 1/15/2017

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksWhitis-Moore House Carriage Block and Hitching Post -- San Saba TX

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A carriage block and hitching post in front of a historic home in San Saba Texas dates from the horse and buggy era

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/6/2017

last visited: 1/9/2017

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksAttache chevaux - Saint-Briac-sur-mer, Bretagne

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[FR] une attache pour les chevaux derrière l'église. [EN] a fastener for the horses behind the church.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Tromel

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 12/30/2016

last visited: 2/5/2017

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching Rings - Channing, TX

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For visitor to the (then) XIT Ranch General Offices

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 12/28/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksShuford-Killough House Hitching Posts - Amarillo, TX

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The historic Shuford-Killough House at 1608 S Polk St, Amarillo, TX has two vintage hitching posts at the curb.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/3/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHistoric Upping Steps - Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

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These 18th century Mounting Steps were used by Gentry to mount & dismount their Horses in a dignified manner, when attending church services at Saint Brynach's Church in the tiny picturesque village of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/30/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksTexas Governor's Mansion Carriage Block -- Austin, TX

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The 19th-century carriage block for the Texas Governor's Mansion is located next to the sentry post at W 10th and Colorado streets near the State Capitol

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/12/2016

last visited: 7/24/2016

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksPhillips-Bremond-Houston House Carriage Block -- 706 Guadalupe, Austin, Texas

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The Phillips-Bremond-Houston House carriage block in the front yard of this historic home in Austin

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/9/2016

last visited: 8/27/2016

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksCarriage Block & Hitching Post -- 706 Rio Grande St, Austin TX

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A 19th century carriage block at 706 Rio Grande Street in Austin

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/7/2016

last visited: 8/27/2016

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksStepping Stone - Santa Cruz, CA

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A stepping stone in front of a historic home in Santa Cruz, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/5/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksGrace Episcopal Upping Stone - Galveston, TX

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Located curbside at Avenue L and 36th Street. The church, completed in 1895, survived the Storm of 1900. It is on the National Regisrty of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/24/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksConant Memorial Horse Trough - Alfred, Maine

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William H. Conant Memorial horse trough; Alfred Historic District, Alfred, Maine

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Maine

date approved: 10/18/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHorse Watering Trough - Enid, OK

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Originally erected for horse use, now a historic relic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/18/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksStanley Thomas Pullen Fountain - Portland, ME

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Built as a watering trough for horses and humans could drink here then, also; but not anymore. Horses do occasionally use the trough, but is mainly a piece of working art today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Maine

date approved: 10/18/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching post - Grove Cemetery, Trumansburg, NY

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This post is near the entrance to Grove Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/11/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksUpping stone and hitching post - Camp House, Trumansburg, NY

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The upping stone and hitching post are in front of a house built in 1848. There are some really large trees.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/8/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching post - Trumansburg, NY

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This post is across the street from the Baptist Church (now the Trumansburg Conservatory of Fine Arts). It is in front of a house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/7/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching post, Halsey House - Halseyville, NY

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There are two hitching posts, one on each side of the driveway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/4/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksRosenberg Fountain at Central Park - Galveston, TX

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Located at the southwest corner of Central Park, (Galveston County Courthouse), nerar the corner of 21st and Ball Streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/3/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksRosenberg Fountain on Broadway - Galveston, TX

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Located on Broadway at 16th Street. Newly moved to this location. You can see the stones still on pallets.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/3/2016

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksRosenberg Fountain at the Rosenberg Library - Galveston, TX

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Located on the grounds of the Rosenberg Library. This fountain can be found near the intersection of 23rd and Ball Streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/3/2016

last visited: never

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