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Moraine in Montgomery County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Johnny Appleseed Site

An Existing Grove of Trees

 
 
Johnny Appleseed Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 20, 2017
1. Johnny Appleseed Site Marker
Plaque 1
Inscription.  
Plaque 1
In the 1820’s during a hike from Urbana to Cincinnati, John “Johnny Appleseed” Chapman planted a grove of apple trees just west of Dorf Drive in German Village. On September 23, 2010, honoring the 236th birthday of John Chapman, the City of Moraine rededicated a plaque and planted four second generation apple trees from seeds originally planted by Johnny Appleseed.

Plaque 2
Johnny Appleseed Tree Planting Dedication September 23, 2010 Honoring the 236th Birthday of John “Appleseed” Chapman (picture) Second generation Johnny Appleseed trees donated by American Forest Historic Tree Program Johnny Appleseed Foundation Moraine Rotary Club Moraine Parks and Recreation Board the dedication stone donated by Waste Management In the 1820’s Johnny Appleseed (logo) originally planted trees in the grove behind us.
 
Erected 2010 by the City of Moraine, Moraine Parks and Recreation Board, and Moraine Rotary Club.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture

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Horticulture & ForestrySettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Historic Trees series list.
 
Location. 39° 41.82′ N, 84° 14.41′ W. Marker is in Moraine, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Dorf Drive near Pinnacle Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3013 Dorf Dr, Dayton OH 45439, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Moraine Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); Delco-Light and Frigidaire (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dayton-Wright Airplane Factory (approx. 1.1 miles away); Wright Model G Seaplane (approx. 1.1 miles away); Historic Blanchard Avenue (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Wright Seaplane Base / Wright Model G "Aeroboat" (approx. 1.2 miles away); Moraine Field (approx. 1.4 miles away); Woody's Market (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moraine.
 
Additional keywords. Johnny Appleseed
 
Johnny Appleseed Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 20, 2017
2. Johnny Appleseed Site Marker
Plaque 2 "home made" or maybe temporary plaque
Johnny Appleseed Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 20, 2017
3. Johnny Appleseed Site Marker
Full view of both markers
Johnny Appleseed Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 20, 2017
4. Johnny Appleseed Site Marker
Marker as seen from Dorf Drive.
Johnny Appleseed Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 20, 2017
5. Johnny Appleseed Site Marker
"little green apples"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2017, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 829 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 22, 2017, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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