In Praise of Johnny Appleseed

Probably a little saner looker than the real man, but not a bad representation of Chapman.

(This is not meant to be a complete biography of Johnny Appleseed, or even a complete sketch of the man behind the myth, John Chapman. I’m an admirer, not a biographer, so what follows is woefully incomplete. For more information on Johnny Appleseed there are many sources. Last summer I polished off Howard Means’ Johnny [Read More...]