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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, 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, museums, sidewalks, or flower bed displays.
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Image for W. E. May Upping Stone - Jonesborough, Tennesseeview gallery

SWSW8.5 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksW. E. May Upping Stone - Jonesborough, Tennessee

in Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks

One of two Upping Stones across the street from the Washington County Court House in the Historic District of Jonesborough, Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/2/2010

last visited: 10/29/2016

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SWSW8.5 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksUpping Stone - Jonesborough, Tennessee Historic District.

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A old hand chisled limestone Upping Stone in the Historic District of Jonesborough, Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/2/2010

last visited: never

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EE15.6 km

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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 Regular Member Manville Possum

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/31/2013

last visited: never

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EE15.9 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksUpping Stone - Alfred Moore Carter House - Elizabethton, TN

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In front of Alfred Moore Carter House are a set of upping stones, which were used by visitors through the Civil War times.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/3/2010

last visited: 12/30/2013

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NN29.1 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksUpping Stone at Fain Cemetery

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Pre-1860 Upping Stone

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/25/2010

last visited: never

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NENE34.1 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHermon Lee Ensign Horse and Dog Fountain ~ Bristol, Tennessee.

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A 1907 Hermon Lee Ensign horse and small animal watering fountain on display outside of Akard funeral home in Bristol, Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/10/2017

last visited: never

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NWNW38.6 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksOak Glen Upping Stone

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Another lost piece of local history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/18/2011

last visited: never

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NWNW38.8 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksEstiville Upping Stone

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An old Upping Stone made of concrete.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2010

last visited: 12/14/2010

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NN39.3 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksMoores Chaple Upping Stone

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A 1907 concrete upping stone built in the same year as the Chaple was built. Moores chaple was where the famous "Outlaw" Kinnie Wagner's funeral was held.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/8/2011

last visited: never

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