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Friday, September 25th, 2009
Photo by William Kincaid/The Daily Standard

Mike Schumm plants a new tree on his property at 109 West Bridge St., Rockford. His land once sprouted hundreds of trees planted by Johnny Appleseed. Parkway students, community members and many others celebrated the 235th birthday of Appleseed on Thursday.

Related online story:
ROCKFORD - The 235th birthday of America's earliest forester and environmentalist - the wandering Johnny Appleseed - was celebrated in Rockford on Thursday afternoon with a special tree planting. [More]
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