New Market, Virginia: Doofy Johnny Appleseed Statue

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Johnny Appleseed Restaurant

Address:
162 W. Old Cross Rd., New Market, VA
Directions:
Just east of the I-81 exit, on the north side of Hwy 211, down a small service road, outside of the closed Johnny Appleseed Restaurant.
Hours:
Accompany restaurant closed in Oct. 2016; the fate of the statue is uncertain. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Admission:
Free
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Doofy Johnny Appleseed Statue
Barefoot, with a pot on his head and a goofy expression -- but he is ten feet tall. Push the button and hear him speak. The restaurant he stands in front of closed in Oct. 2016; the fate of the statue is uncertain. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Johnny Appleseed.

Doofy Johnny Appleseed Statue

Johnny still stands outside the closed restaurant (which is adjacent to the Quality Inn). He's looking kinda tired of planting apples, and in need of some paint. But he evoked a smile from my 29-year-old daughter, who had been in an elementary school play about Johnny Appleseed about 20 years ago.

[JudyV, 08/15/2020]
Doofy Johnny Appleseed Statue

As of this post Johnny is still there, the restaurant is still closed, and pushing the button does not generate a voice.

[David, 08/08/2018]

Push my button.

Doofy Johnny Appleseed Statue

In front of the Quality Inn and Johnny Appleseed Restaurant. Don't forget to push the button!

[dottecom, 06/26/2016]

Push to hear Johnny talk.

Doofy Johnny Appleseed Statue

Johnny Appleseed story audio was working fine today! Fun!

[Craig, 09/08/2015]

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