"Johnny Appleseed"

"Johnny Appleseed" (HM1GOK)

Location: Spencerville, OH 45887 Allen County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 42.883', W 84° 17.967'

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In 1829 "Johnny Appleseed" planted an apple nursery 900 feet east of here on a half acre of Jacob Harter's land leased for forty years in exchange for forty apple trees delivered in 1835.

Erected by the Allen County Historical Society 1953.
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlacePlantation
Marker TypeHistoric Object
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Year Placed1953
Placed ByAllen County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 9:30am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 728109 N 4510596
Decimal Degrees40.71471667, -84.29945000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 42.883', W 84° 17.967'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 42' 52.9800" N, 84° 17' 58.0200" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)419
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1660 S Defiance Trail, Spencerville OH 45887, US
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