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History of Pennsylvania


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 in ...

Pennsylvania - U.S. States - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of Pennsylvania, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission


The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) is the official history agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Created in 1945, we are ...

ExplorePAHistory.com - Stories from PA History


Within these story themes, you'll find stories that highlight specific aspects of Pennsylvania's history, as well as the Historical Markers that exist to denote ...

Pennsylvania History


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 ...

Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography | Historical Society ...


The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, HSP's scholarly magazine published since 1877, is one of the country's most prestigious state historical ...

Pennsylvania State History for Kids - Ducksters


Kids learn about the history and timeline of the state of Pennsylvania including early explorers, Native Americans, English colony, American Revolution, and the  ...

Pennsylvania 1630-1700 - USHistory.org


Colonial and Revolutionary history centered in Philadelphia, PA. ... Before European settlement, Pennsylvania was inhabited by many Indian tribes, including ...

A Background to Pennsylvania - USHistory.org


ushistory.org, created and hosted by the Independence Hall Association in Philadelphia. Colonial and Revolutionary history centered in Philadelphia, PA.

Pennsylvania Historical Association


The Pennsylvania Historical Association advocates and advances knowledge about the history and culture of Pennsylvania and the mid-Atlantic region, ...

Pennsylvania became the 2nd state on December 12, 1787.
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Pennsylvania Facts & History Pennsylvania | Official Travel Guide


Read about all of Pennsylvania's official things below and find out more Pennsylvania history and ways to experience Pennsylvania's heritage today. State Motto

Pennsylvania: Map, History, Population, Facts, Capitol, Flag, Tree ...


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 1664 ...

1681-1776: The Quaker Province | PHMC > Pennsylvania History


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 ...