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West Central in Fort Wayne in Allen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

"Johnny Appleseed"

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"Johnny Appleseed" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kern Butler, circa September 11, 2012
1. "Johnny Appleseed" Marker
Inscription.  Born in Massachusetts, 1776 Died near Fort Wayne, 1843. Buried in the David Archer Cemetery Pioneer apple grower of Indiana and Ohio. The Indiana Horticultural Society and all those who are endeavoring to carry on the work he nobly commenced join in dedicating this monument to the memory of his deeds.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Horticulture & Forestry. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
Location. 41° 4.391′ N, 85° 9.391′ W. Marker is in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in Allen County. It is in West Central. Marker can be reached from West Jefferson Blvd.. The Marker is mounted on the west side of an eight foot high rock located 300 feet west of the Swinney Homestead House and wood log cabin. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1424 West Jefferson Blvd, Fort Wayne IN 46802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the Fort Wayne College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp Allen 1861-64 (approx. ¼ mile away); Carole Lombard (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Aqueduct Club Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Historic Canton Laundry
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(approx. half a mile away); Trinity Episcopal Churh (approx. 0.6 miles away); Billon/Keegan House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wabash and Erie Canal Groundbreaking (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Wayne.
Regarding "Johnny Appleseed". There is a gravestone marker in Johnny Appleseed Memorial Park in Fort Wayne, Indiana
"Johnny Appleseed" Marker on large Stone at the Swinney Homestead image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kern Butler, September 11, 2012
2. "Johnny Appleseed" Marker on large Stone at the Swinney Homestead
David Archer Burying Ground<br>Johnnie Appleseed<br>Sketched Sept. 1913 image. Click for full size.
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3. David Archer Burying Ground
Johnnie Appleseed
Sketched Sept. 1913
From The Pictorial History of Fort Wayne, Indiana by B. J. Griswold and Mrs. Samuel R.Taylor, 1917.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2012, by Kern Butler of Auburn, Indiana. This page has been viewed 988 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 1, 2012, by Kern Butler of Auburn, Indiana.   3. submitted on November 21, 2022, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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