Thursday, December 8, 2016

Johnny Appleseed

Johnny Appleseed was born in Leominster, Massachusetts, on September 26, 1774. His real name was John Chapman, but he was called Johnny Appleseed because of his love for growing apple trees.

Johnny died at the age of 70; he is buried in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He had spent 50 years growing apple trees and traveling to spread his precious trees around his country.

1 comment:

  1. alas, johnny had a brother - jasper mustardseed - who sought to emulate his big brother but in a fit of hay fever sneezed his destiny into the winds of time.