Monday, January 14, 2013

Fact of the Day: Johnny Appleseed

While his story might be as iconic as a tall-tale like Paul Bunyan, but Johnny Appleseed was a real person. His real name was John Chapman and he became a legend while alive after he introduced apple trees to several states, and was renown for his kind nature.  

13 comments:

  1. well he i guess he is worth the fame haha

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  2. In Russia there was a similar person by the name of Michurin:-)

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    Tatiana

    http://www.bonnie23blog.blogspot.com/

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  3. Never knew he was real, great fact.

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  4. I thought it was pot seeds he planted. Who knew?

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  5. We need more people like this in the world. Can't believe he's actually real.

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  6. I remember learning about him in elementary school. :)

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  7. Oh I love this story about Johnny Apple seed.
    I read it in a childrens story book where they had a collection of stories. It was called Stories to Remember.
    I still have the book.
    In life I tried doing things like he did. Did you know every person on this planet should plant 240 trees in his lifetime?
    This is good for the planet.

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  8. hey, adam! happy new year to you! hoping to be blogging again... and love learning new facts from your blog!



    jasmine
    ADAM ❤ ALEX

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  9. thanks for your stories!!
    i love them!!

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  10. My god!!i didnt know!!you sure like history!!thanx for telling..it is just great!!!

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  11. yep, i totally knew this. shocker huh? ;)

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