Welsh Ponies for Sale near Wellsburg, WV

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Welsh Pony Mare
Rose is a 1995 mare with intense color and markings. She is extremely femi..
New Brighton, Pennsylvania
Welsh Pony
New Brighton, PA

About Wellsburg, WV

The town was laid out in 1790, and its post office was opened on September 1, 1870. In 1772, the Cox brothers, Friend, Israel, and Jonathan, made tomahawk rights claims totaling 1,200 acres (4.9 km 2) in the area now including Wellsburg. In March 1788, Charles Prather purchased 481 acres (1.95 km 2) from the Cox heirs for $3,000. In 1791, Prather petitioned Ohio County to incorporate the town of Charlestown, Virginia, naming it after himself. The original name continued until 1816, when it was changed to Wellsburg, to avoid confusion with Charles Town, Jefferson County.