Secrets - Part 1 3/5/2016
Ann Corfman (left) and Nancy Sherwood (right)
“Secrets” is a multi-part series contributed by Ann Corfman. Ann is a retired teacher and member of the Johnny Appleseed Society at Urbana University. Along with her writing partner, Nancy Sherwood, Ann is an authority on this local celebrity. Ann and Nancy’s book “Appleseed Values” illustrates John Chapman’s (aka Appleseed) values and asks readers to consider whether or not they live by the same.
ne of the best kept secrets in Champaign County is the Johnny Appleseed Learning Center and Museum. Located in historic Bailey Hall at Urbana University, the museum houses the largest collection of Johnny Appleseed memorabilia and materials for research in the world.