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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 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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"The secret of happiness is to count your blessings while others are adding up their troubles." ~William Penn

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Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it. - William Penn #quote

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"Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants." -William Penn

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Dutch traders, who explored Pennsylvania long before the arrival of the English under William Penn, named the river, which was hidden under a thick canopy of trees. That canopy is beneficial to the many runners, walkers, cyclists, even ...
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