Virtue, Liberty, and Independence
The Keystone State
ˌpɛnsɨlˈveɪnjə/ (German: Pennsylvanien, Pennsylvania German: Pennsilfaani
), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a U.S. state located in the ...
pennsylvania fun facts and trivia. ... Pennsylvania is the first state of the fifty
United States to list their web site URL on a license plate. In 1909 the first
Pennsylvania was the 2<sup>nd</sup> state in the USA; it became a state on December 12,
1787. State Abbreviation - PA State Capital - Harrisburg Largest City - ...
, the birthplace of our nation, was settled in 1643. Home to the major metropolitan cities of Pittsburgh and Philadelphia as well as the state capital of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
still has many counties which are decidedly rural and pristine, including two ... More »
Rich in historic lore, Pennsylvania territory was disputed in the early 1600s
among the Dutch, the Swedes, and the English. England acquired the region in
State Song: "Pennsylvania", State Dog: Great Dane. National Forest: 1 • State
Forests: 20 • State Parks: 116 • State Game Lands: 294. Famous For: Valley
Pennsylvania facts and tidbits on the Keystone state.
Jul 16, 2014 ... There are a million things to love about Pennsylvania, but here are 41 things ... In
Facts ... The Pennsylvania Dutch aren't really Dutch at all.
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