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Percheron Mare for Sale in Starbuck, MN
Beautiful Black and White Spotted Draft horse. Registered with North American Spotted Draft Horse Association. Halter broke and in a tie stall every night. Gentle giant and ready to work. Selling due to lack of time for horses.
About Starbuck, MN
Starbuck was platted in the spring of 1882, as a village on the Northern Pacific railway, adjoining Lake Minnewaska. The growth and settlement of Pope County were greatly retarded for many years by the lack of railway and shipping facilities, which obliged the settlers to go long distances, into adjoining counties, to market their products. Reportedly the town was named after Stabekk in Bærum in Akershus county, Norway. But Geographical Names of Manitoba says that the village of Starbuck, Manitoba, is thought to have been named after the town in Minnesota by a contractor working for the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1885, and that Starbuck, Minnesota, was named after William H. Starbuck of New York, who financed the Little Falls and Dakota Railroad.