Leominster in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Birthplace of Johnny Appleseed
Sept. 26, 1774 — Mar. 18, 1845
Erected 1963 by Leominster Historical Society.
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.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Drake Home and the Underground Railroad (approx. 1.9 miles away); Old Parsonage (approx. 4.4 miles away); Rowlandson Rock (approx. 5 miles away); Lancaster (approx. 5 miles away); Site of Mary Rowlandson’s Capture (approx. 5.2 miles away); a different marker also named Rowlandson Rock (approx. 5˝ miles away); "Mary Had a Little Lamb" (approx. 5.6 miles away); Site of the Great Elm (approx. 5.7 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. 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.)
2. Highland Park Elementary School. Second graders created computer drawings and wrote what they learned about Johnny Appleseed. (Submitted on July 15, 2010.)
Categories. • Horticulture & Forestry • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 2,117 times since then and 57 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.