Mansfield in Richland County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Johnny Appleseed’s Town Lot
During the War of 1812, approximately two blocks west of this site, members of the Delaware Indian tribe were encamped in a ravine southwest of the public square. After being removed by military force and their village burned, the Delaware were en route from their village in Greentown to the Council at Piqua under Colonel Samuel Kratzer.
Erected 2013 by Greentown Preservation Association, Incorporated; Wappner Funeral Directors & Crematory; and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 9-70.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & Forestry • Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 30, 1818.
Location. 40° 45.352′ N, 82° 30.866′ W. Marker is in Mansfield, Ohio, in Richland County. Marker is at the intersection of South Diamond Street and East 1st Street (U.S. 42), on the right when traveling south on South Diamond Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 98 S Diamond St, Mansfield OH 44902, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gold Star Families Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Sherman, 1823-1900 / The Sherman Anti-Trust Act (approx. 0.2 miles away); Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richland County War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vasbinder Fountain (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richland County Soldiers' Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln Highway Marker (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richland County World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mansfield.
Also see . . . John Chapman. Article on Ohio History Central. “Chapman primarily wore discarded clothing, or would barter apple saplings for used clothes. Chapman was never (Submitted on May 27, 2018.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 27, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.