Province of Pennsylvania
The Province of Pennsylvania, also known as the Pennsylvania Colony, was founded in English North America by William Penn on March 4, 1681 as dictated in a royal charter granted by King Charles II. ...
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Great Britain in the Seven Years War
Great Britain was one of the major participants in the Seven Years' War which lasted between 1756 and 1763. Britain emerged from the war as the world's leading colonial power, having gained a number o...
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William White (bishop of Pennsylvania)
William White (April 4, 1748 N.S.—July 17, 1836) was the first and fourth Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church of the United States (1789; 1795–1836), the first bishop of the Diocese of Pennsylvan...
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Samuel Powell
For the Continental Congressman and Mayor of Philadelphia, see Samuel Powel.Samuel Powell (July 10, 1776 – August 2, 1841), was an American politician who represented Tennessee in the United Sta...
Great Minquas Path
Great Minquas Path (or The Great Trail) was a 17th-century trade route that ran through southeastern Pennsylvania from the Susquehanna River, near Conestoga, to the Schuylkill River, opposite Philadel...
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Simon Mathews
Simon Mathews (died 1755) was a Welsh immigrant who came to Pennsylvania with his cousin Simon Butler in 1712. Along with Butler, he is considered one of the founding fathers of Chalfont, Pennsylvania...
Fort Granville
Fort Granville was a militia stockade located in the colonial Province of Pennsylvania. Its site was about a mile from Lewistown, in what is now Granville Township, Mifflin County. Active from 1755 ...
Tench Francis, Sr.
Tench Francis (born probably in Ireland; died 16 August 1758) was a prominent lawyer and jurist in colonial Maryland and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Francis was the son of Rev. John Francis, Dean of Li...
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Atkinson Hill
Atkinson Hill was born in Pennsylvania about 1755. He was the first Judge of Nelson County, Kentucky. He married Elizabeth Goodin.
Fort Duquesne
Fort Duquesne (/duːˈkeɪn/, [dyken]; originally called Fort Du Quesne) was a fort established by the French in 1754, at the convergence point of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers in what is now down...
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John H. Hobart
John Henry Hobart (September 14, 1775 – September 12, 1830) was the third Episcopal bishop of New York (1816–1830). He vigorously promoted the extension of the Episcopal Church in Central and Western...
Fort Dickinson
Fort Dickinson was a Pennamite fort with four small blockhouses, armed with four guns, manned by 100 men constructed as part of the Pennamite Wars.In 1769, Major John Durkee and his men erected Fort D...
Pennsylvania Provincial Council
The Pennsylvania Provincial Council helped govern the Province of Pennsylvania from 1682 to 1776.
Fort Le Boeuf
Fort Le Boeuf, (often referred to as Fort de la Rivière au Bœuf), was a fort established by the French in 1753 on a fork of French Creek, in present-day Waterford, in northwest Pennsylvania. The fort ...
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Zachariah Poulson
Zachariah Poulson (1761—1844) was an American editor and publisher.Poulson was born in Philadelphia in 1761. In 1800, he purchased Claypoole's American Daily Advertiser, the successor to America's fir...
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Betsy Ross House
The Betsy Ross House is a landmark in Philadelphia alleged to be the site where the seamstress and flag-maker Betsy Ross, (1752-1836), purportedly lived when she purportedly sewed the first American F...
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Middle Spring Presbyterian Church
The Middle Spring Presbyterian Church was first built in 1738 by some of the earliest Scotch Irish settlers in Pennsylvania, and is much discussed in the histories of early Pennsylvania in general and...
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John Wright (businessman)
John Wright was an emigrant English pioneer, colonial period businessman who established Wright's Ferry (and eventually the town eponymously named for it) triggering nine years of armed conflict durin...
John Hughes (Pennsylvania politician)
John Hughes (1711-1772) was a colonial American politician who played a major role in Pennsylvania during the eighteenth century. Hughes was a close ally of Benjamin Franklin and Joseph Galloway, both...
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Fort Halifax (Pennsylvania)
Fort Halifax was located along the Susquehanna River near the present day borough of Halifax, Pennsylvania, United States. It was a temporary stronghold in northern Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, from ...
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John Inskeep
John Inskeep (January 29, 1757 – December 18, 1834) was a mayor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, serving twice, from 1800 to 1801 and from 1805 to 1806.He was born on his family's homestead near the Mar...
Cresap's War
Cresap's War (also known as the Conojocular War—from the Conejohela Valley where it was located (mainly) along the south (right) bank) was a border conflict between Pennsylvania and Maryland, fought i...
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Fort Bedford
Fort Bedford was a French and Indian War-era British military fortification located at the present site of Bedford, Pennsylvania. The fort was a star-shaped log fortress erected in the summer of 1758....
Manor of Gilberts
The Manor of Gilberts was one of the areas of land that William Penn set aside for himself as the Proprietor of the Province of Pennsylvania. The Manor was located on the along the left (northeastern...
Fort Deshler
Fort Deshler, located near Egypt, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, was a French and Indian War era frontier fort established in 1760 to protect settlers from Indian attacks. The fort was near the locatio...
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Great Britain in the Seven Years' War
Great Britain was one of the major participants in the Seven Years' War which lasted between 1756 and 1763. Britain emerged from the war as the world's leading colonial power, having gained a number o...
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