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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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestrySettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1810.
 
Location. 40° 45.356′ N, 82° 32.532′ W. Marker is in Mansfield, Ohio, in Richland County. Marker is in Central Park, about 200 feet WSW of the Block House, off Brinkerhoff Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mansfield OH 44906, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Cannons (a few steps from this marker); Mansfields 135th Anniversary & Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Sultana Disaster
John Chapman Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
2. John Chapman Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Mansfield's War Of 1812 Blockhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Mansfield Blockhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Mansfield's War of 1812 Blockhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Mansfield's War Of 1812 Blockhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); 120th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mansfield.
 
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.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,410 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5, 6, 7. submitted on July 17, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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