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Province of Pennsylvania


The Province of Pennsylvania, also known as the Pennsylvania Colony, was founded in English North America by William Penn on March 4, 1681 as dictated in ...

Pennsylvania Colony *** - Colonial America


Check out this site for facts about the Pennsylvania Colony. Fact File of the Government, History, Geography and Religion of the Pennsylvania Colony. Fast facts ...

13 Colonies – Pennsylvania Colony and the Quakers «


This page describes the history of the Pennsylvania Colony. Did you know Pennsylvania was first colonized by people from Sweden, who named the land Nya ...

Pennsylvania - U.S. States - HISTORY.com


One of the original 13 colonies, Pennsylvania was founded by William Penn as a haven for his fellow Quakers. Pennsylvania's capital, Philadelphia, was the site ...

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.

The 13 American Colonies: Pennsylvania - Social Studies for Kids


The 13 American Colonies: Pennsylvania. ... American History Glossary • Clickable map of the 13 Colonies with descriptions of each colony • Daily Life in the 13 ...

The Colonies | Pennsylvania - Small Planet Communications, Inc.


William Penn, a Quaker, established the Province of Pennsylvania as a haven for persecuted members of the Society of Friends. He called the colony the "Holy ...

Pennsylvania colony: Formation of government - Public Bookshelf


Learn how government formed within the Pennsylvania colony.

Pennsylvania Colony - Significant Events


Learn more about the colony of Pennsylvania founded by William Penn including its significance and important people.

History | Pennsbury Manor


Pennsylvania's early history, influenced by the idealism of its founder William Penn, makes it unique among the original thirteen colonies. Religious tolerance ...

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Pennsylvania Colony Facts - SoftSchools


The Pennsylvania Colony was one of the 13 original colonies in America. These 13 colonies were divided into three regions which included the New England ...

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


The King signed the Charter of Pennsylvania on March 4, 1681, and it was officially proclaimed on April 2. The King named the new colony in honor of William ...

Pennsylvania 1630-1700 - USHistory.org


Before European settlement, Pennsylvania was inhabited by many Indian tribes, ... in 1638, established The Colony of New Sweden at Fort Christina, in what is ...