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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 Porta San Nicolò Hitching Posts - Florence, Italyview gallery

NWNW26.4 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksPorta San Nicolò Hitching Posts - Florence, Italy

in Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage Blocks

These Hitching Posts are located in the Porta San Nicolò that is one of the doors of the ancient outer wall of the city of Florence.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 11/3/2013

last visited: never

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NWNW27.2 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksTribunale della Mercanzia Hitching Posts - Florence, Italy

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These Hitching Posts are located in the Tribunale della Mercanzia building that was build in 1359.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 12/8/2013

last visited: 7/1/2014

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SWSW39.8 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksPorta dei Pispini Hitching Posts - Siena, Italy

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These Hitching Posts are located in the Porta dei Pispini that is one of the doors of the ancient wall of the city of Siena.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 9/7/2014

last visited: never

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SWSW39.9 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksPalazzo Piccolomini Hitching Posts - Siena, Italy

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This Hitching Post is placed in the front facade of a Renaissance Palace in the historic center of Siena.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 3/13/2018

last visited: never

Image for Palazzo Pubblico Hitching Post - Siena, Italiaview gallery

SWSW40.1 km

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

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

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: 4/11/2019

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NN95.9 km

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Historic Upping Stones, Hitching Posts, and Carriage BlocksCase Seracchioli Hitching Post - Bologna, Italy

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This Hitching Post is placed in the front facade of a medieval house.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Emilia–Romagna , Italy

date approved: 7/1/2014

last visited: 6/23/2018

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