March 1, 2014

Johnny Appleseed Fact from Fiction

I greatly enjoyed researching and writing this article because Johnny Appleseed has interested me since I was a child. Though I've long been aware that much of what we're taught about this kindly yet odd man is folklore, I learned that the facts of his life are fascinating and complex. His business acumen and Swedenborgian religious zeal made him far more successful than most people realize.

Spring 2014