Pennsylvania: A History

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William Penn's father founds Pennsylvania in 1681

1681

The Liberty Bell arrives in 1752

1752

The Declaration of Independence was written on July 4, 1776

1776

Pennsylvania becomes a state on December 12, 1787

1787

James Buchanan (the 15th president) was born on April 23, 1791

1791

The Battle of Gettysburg is fought in 1863

1863

The Hershey's Chocolate Bar is first sold in 1900

1900