Historical Research on the McIntosh Apple
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- When was John McIntosh born? When did he die?
- When did John McIntosh move to Canada? How old was John then?
- In what town and county did he settle? [Find this location on a map of Canada.]
- In what year did John buy the farm where he later found the apple seedlings?
- In what year did John discover the first McIntosh apple seedlings?
- How many seedlings did he find and transplant?
- What was the name of John's son? of John's grandson?
- When did Allen begin grafting the tree so that it could be grown in other locations?
- In what year was the McIntosh apple introduced into British Columbia? Where is British Columbia?
- In what year did the first McIntosh apple tree get badly burned and how did this happen?
- In what year did the original McIntosh apple tree die?