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Founded by William Penn in the English Crown Province of Pennsylvania between the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers. Wikipedia

  • Philadelphia

    Largest city in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2019 estimated population of 1,584,064. Since 1854, the city has had the same geographic boundaries as Philadelphia County, the most-populous county in Pennsylvania and the urban core of the eighth-largest U.S. metropolitan statistical area, with over 6 million residents. Wikipedia

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    First colonized by the Dutch. Home to the Lenape, Susquehannock, Iroquois, Erie, Shawnee, Arandiqiouia, and other American Indian tribes. Wikipedia

  • Pennsylvania

    State in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States. Bordered by Delaware to the southeast, Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest, Ohio to the west, Lake Erie and the Canadian province of Ontario to the northwest, New York to the north, and New Jersey to the east, while the Appalachian Mountains run through its middle. Wikipedia

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    Most populous county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Home to an estimated population of 1,584,064 residents. Wikipedia

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    Founded by William Penn after receiving a land grant from Charles II of England in 1681. The name Pennsylvania ("Penn's Woods") refers to William's father, Admiral Sir William Penn. Wikipedia

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    • During the first decades of the United States, Philadelphia was the cultural capital and one of the country's commercial centers.Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University-Wikipedia
    • Ross, by then completely blind, spent her last three years living with her middle Claypoole daughter, Jane (1792–1873), in rapidly growing and industrializing Philadelphia.Betsy Ross-Wikipedia
    • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was one of the largest cities north of the Mason–Dixon line, and attracted many free blacks before the Civil War.Civil rights movement (1865–1896)-Wikipedia
    • The Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 struck during the summer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where the highest fatalities in the United States were recorded.History of yellow fever-Wikipedia
    • The first game in National League history was played on April 22, 1876, at Philadelphia's Jefferson Street Grounds, at 25th & Jefferson Streets, between the Philadelphia Athletics and the Boston baseball club.National League-Wikipedia
    • As a member of the local Pennsylvania Provincial Militia and its units from the city of Philadelphia, John Ross was assigned to guard munitions.Betsy Ross-Wikipedia

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