Profile of the Day: Johnny Appleseed

Posted September 26, 2012 by Amanda | No Comment

Johnny Appleseed

On September 26, 1774, American folk hero Johnny Appleseed was born in Leominster, Massachusetts. Born Jonathan Chapman, Johnny gained  notoriety as a pioneer nurseryman who introduced apple trees to large parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. His kindness and generosity to others made him a legend in his own lifetime.

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