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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 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

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 ...

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 ...

Pennsylvania 1630-1700 - USHistory.org


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

Historical Society of Pennsylvania


Preserving the history and heritage of Pennsylvania.

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 Historical Association


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, 1638-1703


A brief history of the Colony of Pennsylvania, explaining the origin of the nickname for Philadelphia being the City of Brotherly Love.

Pennsylvania became the 2nd state on December 12, 1787.
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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 ...

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission


Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Accepting Applications for Cultural and Historic Support Grants to Museums, County Historical Societies ...



Explore PA History. Stories of Pennsylvania's Past & Present · arrow · Visit PA Regions ... Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Education Partner : ...