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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 champion 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 Ameri...

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The Varsity Beat | YAIAA Division I football players to watch
WILLIAM PENN Senior quarterback/safety James Way: Along with York Catholic's Hakeem Kinard, Way passed and rushed for more than 1,000 yards in each statistical category. He is the returning YAIAA Player of the Year in Division I.
Author: Matt Goul  (31 Jul 2014)

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"Time is what we want most, but what we use worst." William Penn Let's imagine for a moment that you are reading this post on paper. You're not in a hurry. You don't have to do 30 things efficientl...
Author: Andy Stalman  (31 Jul 2014)

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Michael Jackson. L: Citibank ad R: The Pin Cushion Queen. Langeweile… L: Mosaic Pattern R: by my friend Kim. L: William Penn R: Beach. L: Peacock R: Lindt. L: My planner cover R: The Kite Runner. L: blurred R: The Time Traveller's Wife.
Author: renaissensical  (31 Jul 2014)

The area's Quaker heritage is visible in the many Friends' Meeting Houses. From Bristol, follow the navy and orange signs, the color of Pennsylvania license plates, along Radcliffe Street to Pennsbury Manor, William Penn's home. The Manor ...
Author: noreply@blogger.com (ANASTASIA POLLACK)  (31 Jul 2014)

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