9 Things You Didn’t Know About The History Of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has claim to some of the most important and interesting history of the United States. Philadelphia was the nation’s first capital and so many vital events and documents trace their origins back there. Though we’ve all heard some of the more well-known stories plenty of times, there are some weird and interesting things about Pennsylvania’s history that you may not know.

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This is only the tip of the iceberg: Pennsylvania history is a vast mine. What else would you add to this list?