Dressage Horses for Sale near Alderson, WV

Post Free Ad
Advanced Search
Trakehner Mare
This 7 year old mare has three outstanding gaits, ability and attitude to ..
Roanoke, Virginia
Bay
Trakehner
Mare
-
Roanoke, VA
VA
$18,000
1

About Alderson,WV

Alderson is a community located along the Greenbrier River in Greenbrier County and Monroe County, incorporated in 1881. Alderson was originally settled in 1777 by "Elder" John Alderson, a frontier missionary for whom the town is named, who organized the first Baptist church in the Greenbrier Valley. In 1763, the nearby Muddy Creek settlements were destroyed by Shawnee Indians under Chief Cornstalk. Alderson is the location of the Federal Reformatory for Women, opened in 1927, the first federal prison for women. During the early 1900s, Alderson became a hub of higher education in the state.