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Mt. Blanchard in Hancock County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Johnny Appleseed

John Chapman

 
 
Johnny Appleseed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 15, 2016
1. Johnny Appleseed Marker
close up of text, bronze plaque on boulder
Inscription.  
Johnny Appleseed
(John Chapman)
(owned property and planted apple)
(trees in this community)
dedicated- September- 1966
Mt. Blanchard Garden Club &
Men’s Garden Club of Findlay

 
Erected 1966 by Mt. Blanchard Garden Club Men’s Garden Club of Findlay.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestrySettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 54.032′ N, 83° 33.512′ W. Marker is in Mt. Blanchard, Ohio, in Hancock County. Marker can be reached from West Market Street. Marker is in Island Park, near the shelter house, east of the ball diamond, shortest access is off Market Street entrance at south end of park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 West Market Street, Mount Blanchard OH 45867, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Blanchard (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mt. Blanchard Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Village of Arlington / The Arlington Heritage (approx. 4.7
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 15, 2016
2. Johnny Appleseed Marker
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miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.3 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.3 miles away); Williamstown (approx. 6.7 miles away); Shipwreck History (approx. 7 miles away); Historic Freight House (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mt. Blanchard.
 
Additional keywords. Johnny Appleseed
 
Johnny Appleseed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 15, 2016
3. Johnny Appleseed Marker
marker can be seen at a distance. A mill stone, and a couple "uppity stones" are mounted nearby.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 286 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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