The History of Pennsylvania as a political entity began in 1681 when William
Penn received a royal charter from King Charles II of England, but human activity
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1681-1776: The Quaker Province. The Founding of Pennsylvania. William Penn
and the Quakers. Penn was born in London on October 24, 1644, the son of ...
Colonial and Revolutionary history centered in Philadelphia, PA. ... Before
European settlement, Pennsylvania was inhabited by many Indian tribes,
Preserving the history and heritage of Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies is a quarterly journal that
publishes the best of current scholarship on the history of the Commonwealth ...
The Pennsylvania Historical Association advocates and advances knowledge
about the history and culture of Pennsylvania and the mid-Atlantic region, ...
A brief history of the Colony of Pennsylvania, explaining the origin of the
nickname for Philadelphia being the City of Brotherly Love.