“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Spencerville, Ohio in Allen County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

“Johnny Appleseed”

"Johnny Appleseed" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker, September 16, 2014
1. "Johnny Appleseed" Marker
Inscription. In 1829 "Johnny Appleseed" planted an apple nursery 900 feet east of here on a half acre of Jacob Harter;s land leased for forty years in exchange for forty apple trees delivered in 1835.
Erected 1953 by Allen County Historical Society.
Location. 40° 42.883′ N, 84° 17.967′ W. Marker is near Spencerville, Ohio, Ohio, in Allen County. Marker is on Defiance Trail half a mile north of Spencerville Road (Route 117), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spencerville OH 45887, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Town of Hartford (approx. 1.6 miles away); Site of the 86 Acre Homestead of Dye Sunderland (approx. 2.8 miles away); Tawa Town (approx. 2.8 miles away); Fort Amanda (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Amanda (approx. 2.9 miles away); Miami – Erie Canal (approx. 3 miles away); Spencerville Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.2 miles away); Miami & Erie Canal Deep Cut / Miami & Erie Canal (approx. 4 miles away).
Additional keywords. Johnny Appleseed
Categories. Notable Persons
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2014, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 563 times since then and 102 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 17, 2014, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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