Occupied mainly by Algonquian, with Iroquoian-speakers in E, when English, Dutch and Swedes settled here 17th cen.; haven for religious dissenters founded by W Penn in 1682; suffered battles in French and Indian wars; was strongly pro-Revolution and pro-Union.

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241110
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41.2033220° N, 77.1945250° W  map

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Pennsylvania, USA