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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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Image for Lyons Family Homeplace Carriage Mounting Block ~ Surgoinsville, Tennesseeview gallery

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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

Image for Rogersville Home Horse Mounting Block ~ Rogersville, Tennesseeview gallery

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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

Image for Boatyard Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery Carriage Block ~ Kingsport, Tennesseeview gallery

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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

Image for Oak Glen Upping Stoneview gallery

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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: 2/25/2020

Image for Rye Cove Brick Church Horse Mounting Block ~ Rye Cove, Virginia - USA.view gallery

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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 Estillville Upping Stoneview gallery

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

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An old Upping Stone made of concrete.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2010

last visited: 4/20/2020

Image for Moores Chapel Upping Stoneview gallery

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

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/8/2011

last visited: 12/30/2019

Image for Antioch Church Carriage Block ~ Gate City, Virginia - USA.view gallery

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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

Image for W. E. May Upping Stone - Jonesborough, Tennesseeview gallery

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

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/2/2010

last visited: 6/5/2020

Image for Upping Stone - Jonesborough, Tennessee Historic District.view gallery

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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 Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/2/2010

last visited: 6/5/2020

Image for Carriage Mounting Block at  Thomas Fain Cemetery - Sullivan County, Tennessee - USAview gallery

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksCarriage Mounting Block at Thomas Fain Cemetery - Sullivan County, Tennessee - USA

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Historic carriage mounting block in the Thomas Fain family Cemetery in Arcadia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/25/2010

last visited: 11/9/2020

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

Image for Hagan Cemetery Carriage Block ~ Dungannon, Virginia - USA.view gallery

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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

Image for Horse Mounting Block - Hensley Settlement - Bell County, KYview gallery

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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

Image for The Rhudy House Upping Stoneview gallery

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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 Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/31/2013

last visited: 12/30/2019

Image for Upping Stone - Alfred Moore Carter House - Elizabethton, TNview gallery

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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

Image for Dandridge Revolutionary War Graveyard Upping Stone ~ Dandridge, Tennessee.view gallery

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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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