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Mansfield in Richland County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

John Chapman

“Johnny Appleseed” Monument

 
 
John Chapman Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
1. John Chapman Marker
Inscription. Marker Front:
In memory of John Chapman Best known as Johnny Appleseed Pioneer apple nurseryman of Richland County from 1810 to 1830

Marker Reverse:
Erected by
Park Trustees
M. B. Bushnell
H. M. Weaver
R. Brinkerhoff Sr.
1900

New Shaft Erected
1933
by Richland County
Historical Society

 
Erected by Central Park Trustees M. B. Bushnell, H. M. Weaver, R. Brinkerhoff Sr.; and Richland County Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 45.356′ N, 82° 32.532′ W. Marker is in Mansfield, Ohio, in Richland County. Click for map. Marker is in Central Park, about 200 feet WSW of the Block House, off Brinkerhoff Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Mansfield OH 44906, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Cannons (a few steps from this marker); The Sultana Disaster (within shouting distance of this marker); 120th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Johnny Appleseed" Monument (about 700 feet away); Mansfield Block House
John Chapman Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
2. John Chapman Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Sultana Tragedy (approx. 1.4 miles away); Commander Edward Parker Wood (approx. 1.4 miles away); Madison Township Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mansfield.
 
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John Chapman Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
3. John Chapman Marker
Sultana marker to left and Block House in background.
John Chapman Marker Sponsors image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
4. John Chapman Marker Sponsors
Mansfield Anniversary and Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
5. Mansfield Anniversary and Veterans Marker
Dedicated in celebration of the City of Mansfield's 175th anniversary and to all veterans. Donated by Mansfield Brick & Supply Co. 1983 [Monument is near the Chapman monument]
Mansfield Anniversary and Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
6. Mansfield Anniversary and Veterans Marker
John Chapman and other Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
7. John Chapman and other Markers
Mansfield Anniversary and Veterans Marker partially obscured by tree to left of picnic table.
 
 
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