Fort Wayne, Indiana: Sit with Johnny Appleseed

Johnny spent his final years in Fort Wayne. His sculpted bronze likeness sits on a bench, wears a pot on his head, and holds a red apple in an outstretched hand.

Address:
223 W. Jefferson Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN
Directions:
Downtown, on the south side of W. Jefferson Blvd, just east of its intersection with Webster St.
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Making Children Smile: Johnny Appleseed

Interactive statue of Johnny Appleseed is sitting on a bench.

[Steve Braun, 01/28/2022]

Sculpted by Gary Tillery, unveiled in 2020, the bronze statue depicts the apple-planter sitting on a bench, holding out a red apple. Johnny spent his final years in Fort Wayne. His sculpted likeness wears a pot on his head, and the statue is adjacent to the home field of Fort Wayne's minor league baseball team, the TinCaps.


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