Johnny Appleseed

Title

Johnny Appleseed

Title

Johnny Appleseed

Date

1982-09-26

County

Venango

Type

City

Marker Location

13th St. (U.S. 322) & Franklin Ave., Franklin

Marker Text

John Chapman, an actual person as well as a folk hero, lived nearby along French Creek between 1797 and 1804. Records indicate he had a nursery there and one near Warren, Pa., before moving on to Ohio. Born 1774 in Massachusetts, he died in Indiana, 1845.

Files

johnny-appleseed.jpg

Citation

“Johnny Appleseed,” The Land of Penn and Plenty: Bringing History to the Table, accessed December 16, 2017, https://pafoodways.omeka.net/items/show/17.