Johnny Appleseed

Johnny Appleseed was born John Chapman in 1774. In this movie, you’ll learn about this famous person from American history and hear many stories and tall tales about him. Explore how he grew up working at an orchard and nursery, where he learned how to grow apple trees. Find out how Johnny traveled as a wanderer around the country, bartering or trading his plants and seeds. See what a kind, gentle, generous, and respectful man he was to Native Americans, settlers, and animals. This simple, peaceful man walked barefoot, wore old clothes, and believed in conservation long before it was popular. But did he really wear a pot on his head as a hat? Watch the movie to find out!

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