Humane Society Alliance Fountain (1912)

Humane Society Alliance Fountain (1912) (HM7NK)

Location: Abbeville, SC 29620 Abbeville County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 10.633', W 82° 22.717'

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One of 125 watering troughs/fountains presented to communities around the U.S. in early 1900's by National Humane Alliance with endowment from Herman Lee Ensign, founder. Minnie Maddern Fiske (1865-1932), actress/activist (husband president of the Alliance) was instigator of campaign to improve lot of workhorses & donated proceeds from her performances to fund these watering troughs. Abbeville's 5-ton fountain, one of the few still in original location, installed as watering trough in 1912. Features ingenious design of water flowing from lions' mouth into basin of polished Maine granite trimmed with bronze - upper bowl for horses & small cups at bottom for cats & dogs.
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HM NumberHM7NK
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Year Placed1912
Placed ByNational Humane Society Alliance
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 4:30am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 372948 N 3782664
Decimal Degrees34.17721667, -82.37861667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 10.633', W 82° 22.717'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 10' 37.98" N, 82° 22' 43.02" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-125 Court Square, Abbeville SC 29620, US
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