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)
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Program Officer (K-12 Education)–Great Learning: William ...
The William Penn Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life in the Greater Philadelphia region through efforts that increase educational opportunities for children from low-income families, ensure a sustainable environment, foster ...
Author: Margie DuBrow (20 Nov 2014)
Holly and Neil | William Penn Omni
Holly and Neil | William Penn Omni. Holly_Neil_Blog_0001. Holly and Neil's wedding day was one of the most classy, sweet, loving, FUN days I've ever documented. From the minute we showed up, we were welcomed into their day as if we ...
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Basket Items Needed » William Penn Elementary PTO
Mark your calendar Saturday, December 6th for Breakfast with Santa! breakfast with santa icon 3. We are in need of your help to fill our Chinese auction baskets and are asking the following grades to donate for the specific age group.
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