Johnny Appleseed Festival - Expired Event
|Location||Johnny Appleseed Park
1502 N Harry Baals Dr
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
|Description:||Each year the people of Fort Wayne invite visitors from throughout the nation to celebrate the pioneer spirit of John Chapman, better known as "Johnny Appleseed," Chapman was a colorful character of the Indiana frontier in the early 1800's.|
During the latter part of his life, Chapman traveled the countryside on foot, planting orchards in Fort Wayne and surrounding areas. In the process, he became a national folk hero and his gravesite memorial area in Fort Wayne's Archer Park has been designated a National Historic Place and is identified as such on the National Register of Historic Places.
|Contact name||Vickie Faux|
|Show hours||Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5|
|Public Admission Price||Free|
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