Shire Horses for Sale near Salem, OR

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Shire Stallion
This horse was rescued from the auction and needs a permanent home. We be g..
Harrisburg, Oregon
Sorrel
Shire
Stallion
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Harrisburg, OR
OR
$1,200
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About Salem,OR

The Native Americans who inhabited the central Willamette Valley at first European contact, the Kalapuya, called the area Chim-i-ki-ti, which means "meeting or resting place" in the Central Kalapuya language (Santiam). When the Methodist Mission moved to the area, they called the new establishment Chemeketa; although it was more widely known as the Mill, because of its situation on Mill Creek. When the Oregon Institute was established, the community became known as the Institute. When the Institute was dissolved, the trustees decided to lay out a town site on the Institute lands. Some possible sources for the name "Salem" include William H.