Learn about Johnny Appleseed’s life and values


At 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24, Ann Corfman, left, and Nancy Sherwood, right, members of the Johnny Appleseed Society, will present a program on Johnny Appleseed at the Champaign County Historical Museum, 809 East Lawn Ave., Urbana. Dressed in period costumes, they will discuss the life of John Chapman through six values he exemplified throughout his life. Accompanied by life-sized vinyl picture and puzzle pieces, they will follow his life from his birth in Leominster, MA, in 1774 to his death in Fort Wayne, IN, in 1845. Their books, A is for Appleseed, Appleseed Values, and a teacher’s manual for A is for Appleseed will be available for purchase.


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At 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24, Ann Corfman, left, and Nancy Sherwood, right, members of the Johnny Appleseed Society, will present a program on Johnny Appleseed at the Champaign County Historical Museum, 809 East Lawn Ave., Urbana. Dressed in period costumes, they will discuss the life of John Chapman through six values he exemplified throughout his life. Accompanied by life-sized vinyl picture and puzzle pieces, they will follow his life from his birth in Leominster, MA, in 1774 to his death in Fort Wayne, IN, in 1845. Their books, A is for Appleseed, Appleseed Values, and a teacher’s manual for A is for Appleseed will be available for purchase.

At 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24, Ann Corfman, left, and Nancy Sherwood, right, members of the Johnny Appleseed Society, will present a program on Johnny Appleseed at the Champaign County Historical Museum, 809 East Lawn Ave., Urbana. Dressed in period costumes, they will discuss the life of John Chapman through six values he exemplified throughout his life. Accompanied by life-sized vinyl picture and puzzle pieces, they will follow his life from his birth in Leominster, MA, in 1774 to his death in Fort Wayne, IN, in 1845. Their books, A is for Appleseed, Appleseed Values, and a teacher’s manual for A is for Appleseed will be available for purchase.
http://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2017/09/web1_Ann-Corfman-2c-Nancy-Sherwood.jpgAt 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24, Ann Corfman, left, and Nancy Sherwood, right, members of the Johnny Appleseed Society, will present a program on Johnny Appleseed at the Champaign County Historical Museum, 809 East Lawn Ave., Urbana. Dressed in period costumes, they will discuss the life of John Chapman through six values he exemplified throughout his life. Accompanied by life-sized vinyl picture and puzzle pieces, they will follow his life from his birth in Leominster, MA, in 1774 to his death in Fort Wayne, IN, in 1845. Their books, A is for Appleseed, Appleseed Values, and a teacher’s manual for A is for Appleseed will be available for purchase. Submitted photo

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