Apples and cider in historic New England.
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Apples and Apple Cider in New England

Apple trees have been cultivated and apple cider produced in New England from early Colonial days, when the region's first apple orchards were planted. The American folk hero "Johnny Appleseed" (John Chapman) was a native of Leominster, Massachusetts, and apple pie is one of the most traditional of New England dishes. Although apples are grown widely in New England, Hayward's Gazetteer documented a number of towns in which apple production was an especially prominent enterprise in the 1830s:


New England Apples and Apple Cider



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