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To identify and record the location of old Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks, made of stone or concrete that aided a 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. The category is not looking for decorations, but original items in their original locations, not public parks, tourist attractions, museums, sidewalks, or flower bed displays.
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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching Post and Ring - Towanda, KS

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This hitching post and ring is in front of Masonic Lodge No. 30 (constructed in 1904) in Towanda, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/30/2021

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching rings - Wien, Austria

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Mehrere Anhängevorrichtungen an einer ehemaligen Viehverkaufshalle / Several hitching rings on a former cattle sales hall

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 7/24/2021

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching ring - Chantada, Lugo, Galicia, España

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Rings in the watermill

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 7/19/2021

last visited: 7/22/2021

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksMiddleburg Baptist Church - Middleburg, Virginia

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Located on the eastbound side of East Federal Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Vermont

date approved: 6/16/2021

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksAnbindepfosten vor der alten Schmiede - Brühl, NRW, Germany

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DE: Vor der alten Schmiede in der Kempishofstraße in Brühl ist ein Anbindepfosten für Pferde aufgestellt. EN: In front of the old forge on Kempishofstraße in Brühl, a hitching post for horses has been set up.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FamilieFrohne

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 5/19/2021

last visited: 6/4/2021

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksAll Saints Church Mounting Stone - Spofforth, UK

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This upping stone outside the churchyard was provided for parishioners who visited the church on horse or cart.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/12/2021

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching Rings in the Acea - Allariz, Ourense, Galicia, España

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Hitching Rings for horses mounted in the wall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 4/1/2021

last visited: 4/1/2021

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksPost of the Ox - Allariz, Ourense, Galicia, España

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A hitching ring for the village Ox race.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 4/1/2021

last visited: 4/1/2021

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksGravelly Hill Church Horse Mounting Block ~ Scott County, Virginia - USA.

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A concrete horse mounting block at Gravelly Hill Church/Barrett Cemetery in rural Scott County, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/15/2021

last visited: 3/15/2021

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksTøjrepæl - Rudkøbing, Danmark

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Har du planlagt at komme ridende til Apotektet, kan du binde hesten ved pælen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Denmark

date approved: 3/7/2021

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksBaker's Carriage Block - Altoona, Pennsylvania

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All three in one block, a carriage block with a hitching ring and an upping stone

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/5/2021

last visited: 3/7/2021

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksUpping Coach Steps - Augusta Cemetery - near Shamrock, MO

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Use for carriage, coach, hearse or horse

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/28/2021

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHistoric Fincastle Church Horse Mounting Block ~ Dungannon, Virginia - USA.

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The church was originally constructed in 1876 by Samuel and Martha Blackwell on what was known as the Fincastle Turnpike, the road from Fincastle, Virginia, to Cumberland Gap.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/25/2021

last visited: 2/25/2021

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksPalacio de Carlos V Hitching Rings - Granada, ES

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Beautiful lions Hitching Rings on the Renaissance Carlos V Palace.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 12/29/2020

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksWarkentin House - Newton, KS

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These two hitching posts are in front of the Warkentin House and Museum in Newton, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Kansas

date approved: 11/22/2020

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksRye Cove Brick Church Horse Mounting Block ~ Rye Cove, Virginia - USA.

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A Horse Mounting Block near the two seater cinder block outhouse at the Rye Cove Brick Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/15/2020

last visited: 11/15/2020

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksThe Thomas Fain Arcadia Plantation Carriage Mounting Block ~ Sullivan County, Tennessee - USA

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In the mid-1800s there were five major plantation owners in Arcadia who were successful farmers, stock dealers, and financiers. One of these, Thomas Fain (1809-1898), settled here in 1836 to what was then known as the Reedy Creek Settlement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/8/2020

last visited: 11/8/2020

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksSten ved Jægerspris Slot

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Sten brugt af Frederik VII når han skulle stige på sin hest. Uppingstone used by King Frederick VII when he wanted to get on his horse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Denmark

date approved: 11/8/2020

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksLyons Family Homeplace Carriage Mounting Block ~ Surgoinsville, Tennessee

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A carriage mounting block in front of the Lyons family home built in 1891 in Surgoinsville, Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Tennessee

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: 7/26/2020

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksRogersville Home Horse Mounting Block ~ Rogersville, Tennessee

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A original horse mounting block in back of a historic home adjacent to the Old Rogersville Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Tennessee

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: 7/18/2020

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksBoatyard Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery Carriage Block ~ Kingsport, Tennessee

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A carriage mounting block in Boatyard Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery in the historic Netherland Inn area of old Kingsport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Tennessee

date approved: 7/16/2020

last visited: 7/16/2020

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHorse Mounting Block - Hensley Settlement - Bell County, KY

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A horse mounting block at Hensley Settlement in Cumberland Gap National Historic Park in Kentucky.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FOP_Cacher

location: Kentucky

date approved: 5/18/2020

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHagan Cemetery Carriage Block ~ Dungannon, Virginia - USA.

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This carriage block predates the wall dated 1924 A.D. it is now part of. None of the wooden framework exists, the mounting block was three steps high and a wall that was built later around the cemetery in 1924 included a second set of steps.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/11/2020

last visited: 3/29/2021

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksAntioch Church Carriage Block ~ Gate City, Virginia - USA.

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A carriage block at historic Antioch Church in the Snowflake community in Scott County, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/28/2020

last visited: 3/27/2020

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksMounting Block - St Hilary's Church, Llanrhos, Conwy, Wales

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A mounting block at St Hilary's church, Llanrhos, Conwy, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Meirion

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/28/2020

last visited: never

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