Our founder Leon Leonwood Bean was born on this day in 1872, in the small town of Greenwood, Maine. Happy birthday, L.L.! pic.twitter.com/6pHvC3JQKA
— L.L.Bean (@LLBean) October 13, 2016
Happy birthday to Leon Leonwood Bean! Today marks his 144th birthday. His legacy has been not only the L.L. Bean brand but the world famous bean boots that people love to hold on to for decades. These boots can withstand almost anything. Check out these fun videos celebrating the bean boot’s popularity.
This is a video from Business Insider featuring people who love their bean boots.
This is how bean boots are made.
Here is how to tie an Eastland Knot on your bean boots. This makes you cool.
Meet some of the people who make your bean boots. Did you know that they have been in production since 1912?
And let’s not forget that fun website, Your LL Bean Boyfriend.
Do you own a pair of bean boots? Tell us your bean boot stories in the comments below.