Hackney Horses for Sale near Harrisburg, PA

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Hackney Mare
Chick - approx 3 yr old Hackney pony mare will lead, tie, pickup front fee..
Bernville, Pennsylvania
Bernville, PA

About Harrisburg,PA

Harrisburg's site along the Susquehanna River is thought to have been inhabited by Native Americans as early as 3000 BC. Known to the Native Americans as "Peixtin", or " Paxtang", the area was an important resting place and crossroads for Native American traders, as the trails leading from the Delaware to the Ohio rivers, and from the Potomac to the Upper Susquehanna intersected there. The first European contact with Native Americans in Pennsylvania was made by the Englishman, Captain John Smith, who journeyed from Virginia up the Susquehanna River in 1608 and visited with the Susquehanna tribe. In 1719, John Harris, Sr., an English trader, settled here and 14 years later secured grants of 800 acres (3.2 km 2) in this vicinity. In 1785, John Harris, Jr.