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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 BlocksHumane Society Alliance Fountain (1912) - Abbeville, SC

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Located in the center of town square in Abbeville, SC. This fountain is one of only a few remaining that were donated by the National Humane Alliance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: South Carolina

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksWoodspur Water Trough - Coachella, CA

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This historical marker and water trough sit at the corner of Orchard and 6th Streets and next to City Hall in Coachella, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 7/7/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksJacks Valley Water Trough - Lassen County, CA

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This E Clampus Vitus historical marker sits just off Hwy 139 in Lassen County, CA and claims the nearby watering trough as the only one of its kind in northeastern California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 7/7/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching post - Heritage Hills - Oklahoma City, OK

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One of very few hitching posts noted in Oklahoma City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/7/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksMagnolia Grange Hitching Post - Chesterfield, VA

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A hitching post outside the historic Magnolia Grange.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/5/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksCase Seracchioli Hitching Post - Bologna, Italy

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This Hitching Post is placed in the front facade of a medieval house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Emilia–Romagna , Italy

date approved: 7/1/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHorse Trough, High Street, Nayland, Suffolk.

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Commemorating the Coronation of King George V in 1911.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/25/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksKensey Johns Van Dyke House Carriage Block - New Castle, Delaware

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Carriage mounting block in front of historic house in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/23/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksCarriage Stone of Cornelius J. Lane - Bradford, PA

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The personal carriage block of an undertaker is now on display at the corner of Boylson and Kennedy Streets by the water company building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/22/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksT. J. Dick House -- League City TX

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The historic T. J. Dick home at 720 Second St in downtown League City TX comes with a personalized combination upping stone, carriage block, and hitiching post

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: 2/23/2014

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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: 7/21/2014

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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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