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Water Trough and Drinking Fountain

 
 
Water Trough and Drinking Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 25, 2017
1. Water Trough and Drinking Fountain Marker
Inscription.
For many years, the water trough was located behind the County Courthouse. The following are to be commended for their efforts in restoring and re-establishing the trough as its new location on South Boundary.

Aiken County Historical Commission
Dogwood Stable
Aiken County
City of Aiken
The Equestrian Community
The Friends of the Aiken County Museum

 
Location. 33° 33.3′ N, 81° 43.467′ W. Marker is in Aiken, South Carolina, in Aiken County. Marker is at the intersection of South Boundary Avenue Southwest and Newberry Street Southwest, on the right when traveling east on South Boundary Avenue Southwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 433 Newberry Street Southwest, Aiken SC 29801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frederick Ergle Log Cabin (here, next to this marker); The One Room Schoolhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Coker Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); Aiken County Museum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Aiken County Courthouse Bell (about 400 feet away); Hitchcock Woods
Summer Squall Memorial<br>Located on the Water Trough image. Click for more information.
By Brian Scott, February 25, 2017
2. Summer Squall Memorial
Located on the Water Trough
In Memory of
Dogwood Stable's
Summer Squall

1987-2009
He could run a hole in the wind.

Click for more information.
(about 400 feet away); Transit Of Venus Observatory Structure, 1882 (about 400 feet away); Hofmann (about 600 feet away); Whitney Park (about 700 feet away); Aiken Institute (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aiken.
 
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Water Trough, Drinking Fountain, and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 25, 2017
3. Water Trough, Drinking Fountain, and Marker
Water Trough, Drinking Fountain, and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 25, 2017
4. Water Trough, Drinking Fountain, and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2017, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 97 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 28, 2017, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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