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Tuesday, February 01, 2011

The Abstainer's Fountain

This fountain was presented to the Corporation by the Total Abstainers of the Borough in 1888. It originally stood on the corner of Market Place and Market Street. Its remains now stand in Hyde Park near the modern children's play area.

See it in its original position on Old Hyde.

The CDPB theme today is "Fountains": Click here to view thumbnails for all participants.


Anonymous said...

Feels as if much time did pass by this fountain.

Please have you all a good new month.

daily athens

Mark said...

Its a very sturdy 'old school' fountain.

Mark said...

Its a very sturdy 'old school' fountain.

Lois said...

Very nice choice for Theme Day!

cieldequimper said...

What a fascinating story.

Tash said...

I like it's solid look - and the color of the playground. Looks like it's abstaining from all liquid now. Is that a winter precaution?

Tash said...

its solid look -- hate it when I make a mistake I always criticize others for :)

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