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									Humane Society Alliance Fountain (1912) Marker                                                                                                      http://www.hmdb.org/Marker.asp?Marker=11856



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           Abbeville in Abbeville County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
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              One of 125 watering troughs/fountains                                                                                      20th Century
           presented to communities around the U.S. in                                                                                  Abolition &
            early 1900's by National Humane Alliance                                                                                  Underground RR

           with endowment from Herman Lee Ensign,                                                                                     African Americans

           founder. Minnie Maddern Fiske (1865-1932),                                                                                    Agriculture

             actress/activist (husband president of the                                                                                  Air & Space
                                                                                                                                            Animals
              Alliance) was instigator of campaign to
                                                                                                                                         Antebellum                   The History Channel Shop
               improve lot of workhorses & donated
                                                                                                                                          South, US
             proceeds from her performances to fund
                                                                                                                                       Anthropology
             these watering troughs. Abbeville's 5-ton                                                                                  Arts, Letters,
              fountain, one of the few still in original                                                                                   Music
              location, installed as watering trough in                                                                                   Bridges &
             1912. Features ingenious design of water                                                                                      Viaducts
                                                                                               By Brian Scott, September 27, 2008       Cemeteries &
              flowing from lions' mouth into basin of
                                                                 1. Humane Society Alliance Fountain (1912) Marker                       Burial Sites
           polished Maine granite trimmed with bronze
                                                                                                                                      Charity & Public
                                     - upper bowl for horses & small cups at bottom for cats & dogs.                                       Work                         The Lost Symbol
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                                                                                                                                         Civil Rights
                                                                                                                                                                        Under the Dome
           Erected 1912 by National Humane Society Alliance.                                                                             Colonial Era                   Stephen King
                                                                                                                                                                        New $14.00
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           Location. 34° 10.633′ N, 82° 22.717′ W. Marker is in Abbeville, South Carolina, in Abbeville County.                           Education                     The Help
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           Marker is on County Square. Click for map. Marker is located in the southeastern corner of County Square, near               Entertainment                   New $9.50


           the intersection of South Main and West Pickens Streers. Marker is in this post office area: Abbeville SC 29620,             Environment                     I, Alex Cross
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           United States of America.                                                                                                     Exploration                    New $13.00
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           Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker.                                     Sororal
                                                                                                                                                                        Mitch Albom
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           Abbeville Opera House (1908) (a few steps from this marker); Old Bank Building (ca. 1865) (within shouting                   Organizations
           distance of this marker); Abbeville County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker);                   Government
           Belmont Inn (1903) (within shouting distance of this marker); Abbeville Square (within shouting distance of this                Heroes
           marker); Abbeville County Courthouse (1908) (within shouting distance of this marker); The Law Offices of                      Hispanic
                                                                                                                                         Americans
           John C. Calhoun (within shouting distance of this marker); Abbeville County Veterans Memorial (within
                                                                                                                                       Horticulture &
           shouting distance of this marker); Operation Desert Shield / Storm Monument (within shouting distance of this
                                                                                                                                         Forestry
           marker); Major Thomas Dry Howie (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in
                                                                                                                                         Industry &
                                                                              Abbeville.                                                 Commerce
                                                                                                                                        Labor Unions                       Privacy Information

                                                                                      Also see . . .       Minnie Maddern Fiske.          Landmarks

                                                                                                                                       Man-Made Features
                                                                                      Minnie Maddern Fiske (Mrs. Fiske)
                                                                                                                                           Military
                                                                                      (December 19, 1865 – February 15, 1932),
                                                                                                                                      Native Americans
                                                                                      was one of the leading American actresses of
                                                                                                                                      Natural Disasters
                                                                                      the late nineteenth and early twentieth
                                                                                                                                      Natural Features
                                                                                      century. (Submitted on September 27, 2008, by
                                                                                                                                      Natural Resources
                                                                                      Brian Scott of Greenville, South Carolina.)
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                                                  By Brian Scott, December 23, 2008                                                       Patriots &
                            2. Humane Society Alliance Fountain                                                                           Patriotism
            Plaque reads: "1910 Presented by The National Humane Alliance,
            Hermon Lee Ensing, founder."                                                                                                    Peace
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