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Johnny Appleseed

TheHomeSchoolMom: Johnny Appleseed Resources
Illustration from History of Ashland County, Ohio by HS Knapp

Johnny Appleseed is known for wandering the American wilderness and planting apple seeds to create apple orchards in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. Johnny Appleseed was a nickname. His real name was Jonathon Chapman.

Born - September 26, 1774

Died - March 11, 1845

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Johnny Appleseed  (Y,M,O,T)
Lesson Ideas and Activities to Celebrate this Historical Figure from

Johnny Appleseed Day  (Y,M,O,T)
Johnny Appleseed Day honors one of America's great legends. Johnny Appleseed was a real person. John Chapman was among the American settlers who were captivated by the movement west across the continent. As Johnny Appleseed travelled west, he planted apple trees along the way, and sold trees to settlers. With every apple tree that was planted, the legend grew.

DLTK's Apple Activites for Kids (Johnny Appleseed Crafts)  (Y)
From Johnny Appleseed's birthday is on Sept 26th.

Johnny Appleseed Unit Study  (Y,M)

Apple Exploration!  (Y)
Find several center station activities for a theme on apples and Johnny Appleseed. Grades K-2

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