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 Indians. 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 America and his...
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William Penn Religious Revolutionary, segment from "The American Birthright Part I" Documentary
Drive Thru History: William Penn & Pennsylvania (Accessible Preview)
William Penn Lady Statesmen Golf
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Omni William Penn Hotel Wedding DJ | Pittsburgh Wedding ...
Pittsburgh Wedding DJ performs for the wedding reception of Holly and Neil at the Omni William Penn in downtown Pittsburgh, PA.
Author: Eric (19 Oct 2014)
recap - William Penn University News
Oskaloosa--In an important Midwest Collegiate Conference matchup, the Statesmen men's soccer team permitted a last-second goal to settle for a 1-1 tie with St. Ambrose Saturday. William Penn (7-6-2, 2-1-2 MCC) flew out of the gate with ...
Author: Wade Steinlage (19 Oct 2014)
Oxford- and Princeton-educated scholar speaks at George ...
Christian C. Sahner, author of Among the Ruins: Syria Past and Present (Oxford University Press, 2014), will speak as a guest of George Fox's William Penn Honors Program, an alternative undergraduate general education track launched this ...
Author: georgefoxnews (17 Oct 2014)