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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 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 Premium 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

Image for The Thomas Fain Arcadia Plantation Carriage Mounting Block ~ Sullivan County, Tennessee - USAview gallery
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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: 5/9/2020

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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 Regular Member Meirion

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/28/2020

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksDilley House Hitching Post - Palestine, TX

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Post in front of the 1895 residence.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/17/2019

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksDandridge Revolutionary War Graveyard Upping Stone ~ Dandridge, Tennessee.

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Upping Stone in the Dandridge Revolutionary War Graveyard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/2/2019

last visited: 8/18/2019

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksRose House - Gainesville, TX

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In front of two story wood frame house on S. Dixon.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/2/2019

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksSt. James C.M.E. Church - Gainesville, TX

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Post with ring on the north side of the church which was erected in 1904.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/1/2019

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksSam Bell Maxey House Hitching Post - Paris, TX

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Simple cement post with iron ring in front of the historic Sam Bell Maxey home.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/3/2019

last visited: never

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

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This house has survived every storm that has come across the Island since the late 1880s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 2/22/2019

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHistoric Horse Drinking Trough, St Albans. NSW. Australia.

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An historic water trough and hitching rail stand outside the old Settlers Arms at St Albans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 2/21/2019

last visited: 3/24/2018

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksCarriage Stone, Walpole Historical Society Museum - Walpole, MA

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This carriage stepping stone was in front of the Walpole Historical Society Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/24/2019

last visited: never

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksPalazzo Pubblico Hitching Ring - Siena, Italia

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This Hitching Post is placed in the Palazzo Pubblico (town hall) constructed in 1297.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: 8/27/2019

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksJulius and Elizabeth Ruhl House Upping Stone - Galveston,TX

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Located curbside at 1428 Sealy in front of a Victorian home constructed 1874-75.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/29/2018

last visited: 12/25/2018

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksTaylorsville General Store Hitching Posts - Washington Crossing, PA

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The town of Taylorsville prospered in the early 1800s, after the area had made a name for itself as the spot where General George Washington, in 1776, led his troops on Christmas day to defeat the Hessians in Trenton.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Janila

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/27/2018

last visited: 6/15/2019

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksRosenberg Watering Trough - Galveston, TX

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Now filled with concrete, this watering trough was a gift to the "beasts" of Galveston. It sits curbside near the entrance to an elementry school named in his honor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 9/18/2018

last visited: 2/9/2020

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksStable Courtyard Upping Steps - Weston Park -Weston-under-Lizard, Shifnal, Shropshire, UK.

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These upping steps are located in the stable courtyard at Weston Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/14/2018

last visited: never

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