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

“Johnny Appleseed”

[ John Chapman ]

 
 
"Johnny Appleseed" Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
Location. 41° 4.391′ N, 85° 9.391′ W. Marker is in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in Allen County. Marker can be reached from West Jefferson Blvd.. Touch for map. 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. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1424 West Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne IN 46802, United States of America.
 
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); Old Aqueduct Club Memorial ( approx. 0.4 miles away); Wabash and Erie Canal Groundbreaking ( approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Miamis ( approx. 0.6 miles away); The First French Fort / The First Playground in Fort Wayne ( approx. 0.6 miles away); Lindenwood Cemetery ( approx. 0.8 miles away); Richardville ( approx. one mile away); Cathedral of Immaculate Conception ( approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Wayne.
 
Regarding "Johnny Appleseed".
"Johnny Appleseed" Marker on large Stone at the Swinney Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Kern Butler, September 11, 2012
2. "Johnny Appleseed" Marker on large Stone at the Swinney Homestead
There is a gravestone marker in Johnny Appleseed Memorial Park in Fort Wayne, Indiana
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2012, by Kern Butler of Auburn, Indiana. This page has been viewed 623 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 1, 2012, by Kern Butler of Auburn, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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