Johnny Appleseed is one of the most loved characters in American folk history and the official folk hero of Massachusetts. He is often depicted as wandering barefoot, wearing a shirt and pants, and with a tin hat on his head. A kind, nature-loving man who wandered across the frontier scattering apple seeds wherever he went.
Like most legends, there is a mixture of myth and truth. This is the story of the man behind the legend.
Find out more about this legendary hero in this 15-minute children's biography.
Ages 10 and up.
Reading Level: 6.9
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