Blogging From A To Z Challenge~Letter P

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My parents were both from northeastern Pennsylvania. They both grew up in small neighborhoods, slightly north of Wilkes~Barre, in Luzerne County, and I was born  in Scranton, in Lackawanna County.

 

 

On March 4, 1681, England’s Charles II granted the Province of Pennsylvania to William Penn to settle a debt of 16, 000 pounds.  On December 12, 1787, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania~the Keystone State~ became the second state in the newly founded United States. 

 

 

Read all about its history here:  The Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania 

 

 

 

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