Shetland Ponies for Sale near Atchison, KS

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Shetland Pony Stallion
Very handsome and correct Classic Shetland stallion. He is solid black bu..
Lawrence, Kansas
Shetland Pony
Lawrence, KS

About Atchison,KS

Atchison was founded in 1854 and named in honor of Missouri senator David Rice Atchison, who, when Kansas was opened for settlement, interested some of his friends in the scheme of forming a city in the new territory. Senator Atchison was interested in ensuring that the population of the new Kansas Territory would be majority pro-slavery, as he had been a prominent promoter of both slavery and the idea of popular sovereignty over the issue in the new lands. However, it seems that all were not agreed upon the location he had selected, and on July 20, 1854, Dr. John H. Stringfellow, Ira Norris, Leonidas Oldham, James B.