Field Trial Horses for Sale near Marseilles, IL

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Tennessee Walking Stallion
Clem is a beautiful 10 yr. old TWH Gelding. He has a very smooth gait and ..
Sycamore, Illinois
Black
Tennessee Walking
Stallion
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Sycamore, IL
IL
$4,000
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About Marseilles,IL

Lovell Kimball arrived at the area along the Illinois River known as the Grand Rapids in 1833 from Watertown, New York. Kimball, aware that the Illinois-Michigan Canal Bill had passed and the canal would eventually reach the rapids, hired a surveyor to lay out a town. Kimball called the town Marseilles in reference to the French city of Marseille as he hoped it would become a similar industrial center in Illinois. Marseilles, pronounced the same as the French city, was officially platted on June 3, 1835; the plat was revised twice for railroad and canal right-of-ways. In 1921 the National Biscuit Company (Nabisco) built an eight-story corrugated cardboard box production plant in Marseilles, the largest industrial building in the state (outside of Chicago) at the time, and the first air-conditioned factory in the Midwest.