Apple (and pear) trees grow abundant in this region, and on National Johnny Appleseed Day, we celebrate the man who made apple (and pear) trees. We commemorate the day of his birth and honor his legendary wit, wisdom, and enduring tale on September 26th..
A tour of a Norwegian heritage museum. Learn about Norse roots, their discovery, and more. You can also get into the story of this book discovery. We suggest Who was Leif Erikson by Nico Medina or Before Columbus: Elizabeth Cody Kimmel's Leif Erikson Expedition Who was Leif Erikson by Nico Medina or Before Columbus: Who was Leif Erikson by Nico Medina or Before Columbus: The Leif Erikson Expedition Share your Norse roots... If you're celebrating, use #LeifEriksonDay to post on social media.
We began honoring each state in the order they were born in the union, beginning with Hawaii and ending with Hawaii on Independence Day. We've chosen a small piece of each state's past, foods, and the people who make up the state. There's so much more to discover, but we can't help but celebrate our beautiful country even more.