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Places to Visit
The recreated country home of William Penn in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, provides a peaceful contrast to the hurry of modern American life.
Penn Treaty Museum
In 1682, along the banks of the Delaware River, under the shade of a great elm tree in an area then known as Shackamaxon, William Penn is believed to have made a Treaty of Friendship with the Native Americans.
City Hall Tours
Take a virtual tour of City Hall. Centered in the heart of downtown Philadelphia stands the nation's largest municipal building (larger than the U.S. Capitol)
Known as "The Nation's Church" because of the famous Revolution-era leaders who worshiped here, Christ Church was founded in 1695. It was the first parish of the Church of England (Anglican) in Pennsylvania. It is also the church where the American Episcopal Church was born.
Stenton is known as one of the earliest, best-preserved and most believable historic houses in Philadelphia. Its distinguished Georgian architecture, its outstanding collection, and its superb documentation combine to create one of the most authentic house museums in the region.
The Historical Society of Pennsylvania with The Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies
William Penn Resources
For over 30 years, Erik Burro has made appearances as Penn at historic and cultural sites, regional and national conventions, as well as local and national, radio and television.
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