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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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionExplorationHorticulture & Forestry.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leominster MA 01453, 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. Johnny Ro Veterans Memorial Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Town Pound 1816 (approx. 1.8 miles away); Oliver E. Hazard (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Drake Home and the Underground Railroad (approx. 1.9 miles away); World War ll Vietnam Korean War Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); Site of Second Meeting House
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.
(approx. 1.9 miles away); Wickapickit Brook and Bridge (approx. 2 miles away); In memory of the men of Leominster (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leominster.
 
Also see . . .  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.) 
 
Additional keywords. Swedenborgianism, Swedenborgians
 
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 was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 2,238 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 8, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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