United States #1317 (1966)

Johnny Appleseed

I recently taught a lesson about heroes of American folklore (yes, some textbooks in Thai schools have completely random readings) that reminded me of the 1966 stamp honoring this legend, who may have just been an ancestor of mine on my mother’s side of the family. John Chapman, often called Johnny Appleseed, was an American pioneer nurseryman who introduced apple trees to large parts of Pennsylvania, … Continue reading Johnny Appleseed