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William Penn (14 October 1644 – 30 July 1718) was an English real estate entrepreneur, philosopher, early Quaker and founder of the Province of Pennsylvania, the English North American colony and the future Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He was an early advocate of democracy and religious freedom, notable for his good relations and successful treaties with the Lenape Native Americans. Under his direction, the city of Philadelphia was planned and developed. In 1681, King Charles II handed over a large piece of his American land holdings to William Penn to satisfy a debt the king owed to Penn's father. This land included present-day Pennsylvania and Delaware. Penn immediately sailed to Americ...

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William Penn Leaves London for America, and a look at All ...
William Penn Leaves London for America, and a look at All-Hallows-by-the-Tower. , © jimread99. On this day in 1682, William Penn set sail for America. Though born to a wealthy family and raised an Anglican, he became a Quaker, and ...
Author: Jim Read  (30 Aug 2015)
Community members in York show support for freshmen on ...
The community came together in York to welcome freshmen to their first day of high school. Those in attendance cheered for the students as they made their way to William Penn Senior High School. The district started a freshman academy this ...
Author: Forrest Yingling  (25 Aug 2015)
William Penn Kicks Off 2015-16 School Year | Oskaloosa ...
Students and faculty work to help make move-in day go smoothly at William Penn University. Oskaloosa, Iowa – The nerves are always on edge when it comes to the first day of college. Many students are near enough to home, but a large ...
Author: Ken Allsup  (24 Aug 2015)

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