John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed, was a legendary folk and wilderness hero.
He was born in Massachusetts during the Revolutionary War. During his vast travels, Johnny planted and established orchards throughout the American Midwest.
John Chapman has been featured in numerous children's books, movies and stories.
Join us on Apples Saturday -- Saturday, Oct. 5 at 12 p.m. -- to celebrate Johnny Appleseed's Birthday!
- Crafts good enough to eat
To explore the many adventures of John "Appleseed" Chapman, check out these books: