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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 Carriage Block @ the Edward Sharp House - Camden, NJview gallery

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksCarriage Block @ the Edward Sharp House - Camden, NJ

in Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks

There is a small, white possibly marble carriage block out front on the sidewalk in front of this home built in 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/28/2011

last visited: never

Image for Walt Whitman's Upping Stone - Camden, NJview gallery

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksWalt Whitman's Upping Stone - Camden, NJ

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This is about as historic of an upping stone one might find...it has the initials of Walt Whitman incised on the top of it!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/27/2013

last visited: never

Image for Collins Knight Homestead Upping Stone - Collingswood, NJview gallery

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksCollins Knight Homestead Upping Stone - Collingswood, NJ

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Marble Step-up can be found in front of one of the first homesteads and current NRHP site in Camden County.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/9/2011

last visited: never

Image for Historic Hitching Post - Haddonfield, NJview gallery

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHistoric Hitching Post - Haddonfield, NJ

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Historic hitching post from 1836 shaped like a horse still alive and kicking in the historic district. There a few just like this one up and down this part of King Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/27/2011

last visited: never

Image for Historic District Hitching Post - Haddonfield, NJview gallery

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHistoric District Hitching Post - Haddonfield, NJ

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An authentic hitching post from the 1880s is out in front of this converted Victorian within this historic district.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/17/2011

last visited: never

Image for Hitching Post & Carriage Block @ The Deacon House - Mt. Holly, NJview gallery

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching Post & Carriage Block @ The Deacon House - Mt. Holly, NJ

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Many of these Victorian beauties still have their authentic upping stones, carriage blocks and hitching posts intact and some have more than one, including this wonderful home.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/2/2012

last visited: never

Image for Upping Stone @ Reverend Moorehouse's House - Mt. Holly, NJview gallery

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksUpping Stone @ Reverend Moorehouse's House - Mt. Holly, NJ

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There is a marble step-up block planted firmly in the patterned brick sidewalk in front of the Reverend Moorehouse/Joseph Read house.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/1/2012

last visited: never

Image for Hitching Slab @ Burlington County Prison - Mt. Holly, NJview gallery

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching Slab @ Burlington County Prison - Mt. Holly, NJ

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A large, stone slab from the early 19th century can be found out front of this historic prison and NRHP site. This was actively used to tether horses drawing wagons when delivering prisoners.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/29/2012

last visited: never

Image for Hitching Post @ the Surrogate's & Collector's Office - Mt. Holly, NJview gallery

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksHitching Post @ the Surrogate's & Collector's Office - Mt. Holly, NJ

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Stone hitching post can be found in front of this 1807 government building. The post is in excellent condition while the iron ring is rusted, but still usable. The building is a contributing structure to the historic district.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/1/2012

last visited: 12/12/2012

Image for Mill Race Upping Stone #2 - Mount Holly, NJview gallery

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksMill Race Upping Stone #2 - Mount Holly, NJ

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Another authentic upping stone can be found in front of the Thomas Budd House, circa 1744, the oldest structure in Mt Holly still standing at its original site. The stone is along White Avenue, and the intersecting streets of Church & Charles Sts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/19/2010

last visited: 12/13/2012

Image for Mill Race Upping Stone - Mount Holly, NJview gallery

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksMill Race Upping Stone - Mount Holly, NJ

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This carriage stone is next to a bridge built in 1853. The stone is from the mid 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/12/2010

last visited: 11/11/2013

Image for Upping Stone @ the Isaac Risdon House - Mt. Holly, NJview gallery

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksUpping Stone @ the Isaac Risdon House - Mt. Holly, NJ

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A small, rectangular upping stone can be found at the curb in front of this gigantic 1832 mansion within the Mt. Holly Historic District. The house and stone collectively contribute to the district.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/4/2012

last visited: never

Image for Taylorsville General Store Hitching Posts - Washington Crossing, PAview gallery

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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 Premium Member Janila

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/27/2018

last visited: 6/15/2019

Image for Kensey Johns Van Dyke House Carriage Block - New Castle, Delawareview gallery

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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: 9/1/2019

Image for Upping Stone at Corbit-Sharp House - Odessa, DEview gallery

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksUpping Stone at Corbit-Sharp House - Odessa, DE

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The upping stone is outside a house built in 1772-1774 when horses and carriages were normal transportation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Delaware

date approved: 5/19/2011

last visited: 8/23/2011

Image for John Hunn's Hitching Post and Stepping Stone - Camden, Delawareview gallery

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksJohn Hunn's Hitching Post and Stepping Stone - Camden, Delaware

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Located at 122 E. Camden-Wyoming Avenue, Camden, Delaware

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member muffy53

location: Delaware

date approved: 3/28/2011

last visited: 3/28/2011

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