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Leominster in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Birthplace of Johnny Appleseed

 
 
Birthplace of Johnny Appleseed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, July 7, 2010
1. Birthplace of Johnny Appleseed Marker
Inscription.
Near this site was born
John Chapman
known as
Johnny Appleseed
Sept. 26, 1774 — Mar. 18, 1845


 
Erected 1963 by Leominster Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 30.929′ N, 71° 43.549′ W. Marker is in Leominster, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is on Johnny Appleseed Lane 0.3 miles south of Mechanic Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leominster MA 01453, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Drake Home and the Underground Railroad (approx. 1.9 miles away); Old Parsonage (approx. 4.4 miles away); Rowlandson Rock (approx. 5 miles away); Lancaster (approx. 5 miles away); Site of Mary Rowlandson’s Capture (approx. 5.2 miles away); a different marker also named Rowlandson Rock (approx. 5.5 miles away); "Mary Had a Little Lamb" (approx. 5.6 miles away); Site of the Great Elm (approx. 5.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia. Outline of Johnny Appleseed’s life and work that distinguishes between fact and legend. (Submitted on July 8, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.)
Wider View of Johnny Appleseed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, July 7, 2010
2. Wider View of Johnny Appleseed Marker
To the left of the marker is a miniature log cabin with stone chimney.
Click on photo to view larger image of cabin.
 

2. Highland Park Elementary School. Second graders created computer drawings and wrote what they learned about Johnny Appleseed. (Submitted on July 15, 2010.) 
 
Categories. Horticulture & ForestryNotable Persons
 
Johnny Appleseed Diorama image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, July 7, 2010
3. Johnny Appleseed Diorama
This scene is visible through a window in the cabin’s back wall. Unfortunately, field mice now live inside (see lower right corner); they have knocked over many of the dollhouse-scale components.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 1,958 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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