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Quarter Horse Stallion for Sale in Columbia, IL
11 year old paint / appaloosa gelding. Great trail horse, good disposition. Has had 90 training. Lots of speed, great barrel prospect. Saddles great, stands great. Unique coloring.
About Columbia, IL
The first white settlers to come to the area of Columbia, Illinois, were Frenchmen in the mid-17th century. They named the area in which Columbia was founded L'Aigle, which is French for "The Eagle." In the mid-18th century, the British took over the territory until the Revolutionary War forced them out of the area. The colonial American settlers soon arrived in the early 1780s and established the first permanent settlements in the area of Columbia, Fort Whiteside and Fort Piggott. Both frontier forts were of log construction and were used to protect the settlers against Indian raids. In 1820, Columbia was plotted out as a town and built on bluffs 500 feet above sea level to protect against the flooding of the Mississippi River.