John Appleseed

Contrary to Popular Belief, Johnny Appleseed Planted Apples to Manufacture Booze and Sell Land to Pioneers and Not Help Spread the Fruit Across the United States.

There are many larger-than-life heroes in American folklore. But for those who have been out of school for a long time, it can be difficult to remember which are made up and which are real historical figures who have come to be credited with fantastical deeds. What about Johnny Appleseed, the outdoorsman who is said …

Contrary to Popular Belief, Johnny Appleseed Planted Apples to Manufacture Booze and Sell Land to Pioneers and Not Help Spread the Fruit Across the United States. Read More »