Pole Bending Horses for Sale near Beardstown, IL

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Half Arabian Mare
Lena is a nine yr old bay roan half arab. she is AHA registered. for an in..
Rochester, Illinois
Bay Roan
Half Arabian
Rochester, IL

About Beardstown,IL

Beardstown was first settled by Thomas Beard in 1819; he erected a log cabin at the edge of the Illinois River, from which he traded with the local Native Americans and ran a ferry. The town was laid out in 1827 and was incorporated as a city in 1896. During the Black Hawk War in 1832, it was a base of supplies for the Illinois troops. Thomas Beard's son, Edward "Red" Beard, a noted gambler and saloon keeper of the Old West, was killed in a gunfight in Kansas in 1873 by "Rowdy Joe" Lowe. Earlier, he had built a two-story brick building which was used for 85 years as a store and inn.