Youth Horses for Sale near Lewes, DE

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Quarter Horse Stallion
Phoenix - 10 year old, 15. 3 hand, Chestnut, Quarter Horse, Gelding. Curre..
Vineland, New Jersey
Chestnut
Quarter Horse
Stallion
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Vineland, NJ
NJ
$5,000
Paint Stallion
Homozygous tobiano paint, originally a lesson horse, disciplined in Englis..
Millville, New Jersey
Paint
Stallion
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Millville, NJ
NJ
$3,800
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About Lewes,DE

Lewes was the site of the first European settlement in Delaware, a whaling and trading post that Dutch settlers founded on June 3, 1631 and named Zwaanendael (Swan Valley). The colony had a short existence, as a local tribe of Lenape Native Americans wiped out the 32 settlers in 1632. The area remained rather neglected by the Dutch until, under the threat of annexation from the English colony of Maryland, the city of Amsterdam made a grant of land at the Hoernkills (the area around Cape Henlopen, near the current town of Lewes) to a group of Mennonites for settlement in 1662. A total of 35 men were to be included in the settlement, led by a Pieter Cornelisz Plockhoy of Zierikzee and funded by a sizable loan from the city to get them established. The settlement was established in 1663, but the timing of the settlement was terrible: In 1664, the English wrested New Netherland from the Dutch, and they had the settlement destroyed with British reports indicating that “not even a nail” was left there.