Old Sturbridge Village's orchards include these vintage apple varieties: Hubbardston Nonesuch, Esopus Spitzenburg, Sheepnose, American Mother, Roxbury Russet, Blue Pearmain, Grimes Golden, Golden Russet, Baldwin, and Rhode Island Greening
The project will help the organization protect more than 350 of our country's most valuable apple varieties--apples that speak to the breadth of our nation's cultural heritage: the 'Gravenstein' apple that found a home in California and fed the troops in World War I, The 'Ben Davis' and 'Arkansas Black' varieties that let Southern travelers know they were home, the 'Rhode Island Greening
' and 'Newton Pippin' apples loved by New Englanders, and 'Wealthy' and 'Fameuse' apples that have stood up to harsh Midwestern winters for more than a century, to name but a few.
Raw: Baldwin, Braeburn, Cortland, Criterion, Fuji, Gala, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Gravenstein, Jonagold, Jonathan, Lady Apple, Macoun, Macintosh, Newton Pippin, Northern Spy, Pink Lady, Red Delicious, Rhode Island Greening
, Stayman, Winesap, and York Imperial.