Johnny Appleseed By: Courtenay Jeanette Jones. Johnny Appleseed Facts. His real name was John Chapman. He was born on September 26 th , 1774 in Leominster, MA. Johnny started many apple orchards throughout the Midwest.
By: Courtenay Jeanette Jones
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Johnny Appleseed traveled barefoot, always, and was welcome wherever he went. The Indians liked him a lot and respected him for his courage.
When the War of 1812 began, many of the Indians joined the British in their fight against the settlers. They attacked up and down the Ohio Territory but they never bothered Johnny Appleseed.
He took this opportunity to warn the settlers of the dangers. Johnny heard of a siege the Indians had on Mansfield, OH and he ran 26 miles through the forest to Mt. Vernon to get help for the settlers. Help came within a day and they were all saved thanks to Johnny Appleseed’s bravery.
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