Pennsylvania Facts

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Introduction - Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is a mid-sized state in the Northeast region of the United States. What it lacks in size, it makes up for in its rich history and interesting culture. Among the many places where visitors to the state are drawn to each year include the Independence National Historic Park and the Liberty Bell, Gettysburg National Military Park, Valley Forge, the rolling hills of Amish country, and Hershey Park. Did you know that Philadelphia, which is where the nations capital resided for ten years, lost the honor to Washington D.C. in the summer of 1800 when the U.S. Constitution was ratified? In the kid-friendly format below, you'll find a list of more quick facts, interesting information, and historical facts about this great state.

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