Footsteps to Flight

  • Indiana’s Tricentennial

    An applenaut joins Johnny 100 years in the future to introduce kids to all that has changed in Indiana over the next (over the last?) century.

  • The Wright Brothers & Airplanes

    Meet the Wrong Brothers. They lived next door to those two guys that invented the airplane.

  • Marshall “Major” Taylor & Bicycles

    Johnny talks about a famous cyclist.

  • Tecumseh & Canoes

    Candy Apple joins Johnny for a discussion about the Native American leader of the Shawnee, Tecumseh.

  • T.C. Steele & Railroads

    Painter T.C. Steele is joined by Apple Jack for a discussion about art, railroads, and Indiana.

  • Frances Slocum & Horses

    Learn about Frances Slocum, an adopted member of the Miami people as"Apple-oosa" joins Johnny to talk about horses.

  • Johnny Appleseed & Walking

    Johnny introduces himself and his historical significance. Watch as he takes his first barefoot steps into television with the help of a pair of Converse All-Star basketball shoes.

  • Gus Grissom & Rockets

    Leonardo Da Vinci tries to hijack the show while Apple Pi (not Apple Pie) and Johnny Appleseed give a lesson on Indiana's Gus Grissom.

  • James Dean & Studebakers

    Cornelious the Corn-median (get it?) helps Johnny Appleseed give a lesson on the famous Studebaker cars and Hollywood legend James Dean.

  • Abraham Lincoln & Canals

    A portrait of Abraham Lincoln is today's guest, along with Granny Smith Apple.

  • Cole Porter & Buses

    Get on the bus! Grapple, the Wraslin' Apple, joins Johnny Appleseed for a lesson in buses and musical legend Cole Porter.

  • Mary Greene & Riverboats

    Meet early riverboat captain Mary Creene and learn more about how the riverboat helped shape Indiana and the United States.

  • Elwood Hayes & Automobiles

    Napple the sleeping apple joins Johnny Appleseed for a lesson on the automobile and Elwood Haynes.

  • Hoagy Carmichael & Motorcycles

    Laern about the development of the motorcycle and Indiana's favorite musical son, Hoagy Carmichael.

  • Conestoga Wagons & William Henry Harrison

    Snapple and Johnny tell us the importance of wagons in the movement of pioneers as well as the story of William Henry Harrison, Governor of the Indiana Territory and President of the United States.

  • Streetcars & Knute Rockne

    Johnny Appleseed can't be here today, so Knute Rockne himself hosts this episode about streetcars in Indiana.