Dexter City, Ohio: Johnny Appleseed Memorial

A pile of rocks and a plaque dedicated to the fruit booster tramp.
Hwy 821, Dexter City, OH
On Ohio State Route 821, just south of the village of Dexter City.
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Rock cairn memorial to Johnny Appleseed. Johnny Appleseed Memorial

This photo is of a memorial to Johnny Appleseed (John Chapman, 1774-1845). The memorial is made from rocks donated from people all along the route that Johnny passed over. It reads: "Without a hope of recompense, without a thought of pride. John Chapman planted apple trees and preached, and lived and died."

[Mike Austing, 07/22/2002]

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