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20 Facts About Pennsylvania

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Here are some interesting facts Pennsylvania.

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The first American flag was made in Philadelphia. Report Abuse
Betsy Ross was the flag maker. Philadelphia was an important part of American history for this and other important moments.
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The Liberty Bell is located in Pennsylvania. Report Abuse
During the Revolutionary War, the bell was hidden in Allentown. Nine months later, the bell was returned to Philadelphia.
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Hershey is the chocolate capital of the world. Report Abuse
Hershey's chocolate is made in Hershey, Pennsylvania. I cannot imagine a world without Hershey's Kisses.
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Pennsylvania can lay claim to being the location of the world's first all-motion-picture theater. Report Abuse
In fact, the Warner brothers began their careers in Pennsylvania.
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The first commercial broadcast station in the world, KDKA, began in Pennsylvania. Report Abuse
The year was 1920.
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The longest stone arch bridge in the world, Rockville Bridge, is located in Pennsylvania. Report Abuse
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The first piano that was built in American was built in Pennsylvania. Report Abuse
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The nation's first daily newspaper began in Pennsylvania. Report Abuse
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The state nickname is the Keystone State. Report Abuse
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The state was named after William Penn. Report Abuse
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Pennsylvania is the second state. Report Abuse
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The first presidential mansion is located in Philadelphia. Report Abuse
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Kennett Square is known as the Mushroom Capital of the World. Report Abuse
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The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia. Report Abuse
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The first public zoo in the United States, the Philadelphia Zoo, was founded by Benjamin Franklin. Report Abuse
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Indiana County is known as the Christmas tree capital of the world. Report Abuse
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The first Little League Baseball's World Series was held in Williamsport, Pennysylvania. Report Abuse
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At one time, Philadelphia was the capital of the United States. Report Abuse
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The Borough of Kane is known as the Black Cherry Capital of the World. Report Abuse
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The first baseball stadium was built in Pennsylvania. Report Abuse
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