(March 11) Today we're observing . . .  Johnny Appleseed Day

Johnny Appleseed Day

Observing the birthday death of John Chapman, known as Johnny Appleseed, a pioneer nurseryman who traveled early America spreading the joys of tree planting.

photo credit: via flickr

5 Responses to “(March 11) Today we're observing . . .  Johnny Appleseed Day”

  1. quarrryqirl77 Says:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Appleseed I believe you have the birthdate wrong????? I was going to post this to my Delicious account but the info seems to be wrong.

  2. Mrs. Vargo Says:

    Today is not Johnny Appleseed’s birthday; it is September 26. It is believed that March 11 is the day he died, coinciding with planting time.

  3. louiev Says:

    Correction – It is the day Johnny Appleseed died (not his birthday as originally posted). Thanks to those who pointed that out.

  4. quarrryqirl77 Says:

    I believe the date of his death was February 18, 1845

  5. Your Conscience Says:

    just because wikipedia says it, doesn’t make it true.

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