*The world’s biggest chocolate factory is in Pennsylvania.  HERSHEY PARK!

*Betsy Ross (Betsy Ross made the American Flag), Taylor Swift, Pink, Joe Biden,Benjamin Franklin, and Walter Diemer (the inventor of bubble gum) are some famous people who were born in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania was the 2nd state in the United States of America. It became a state on December 12, 1787.

Hershey is considered the Chocolate

Capital of the United States.

  1. The first daily newspaper was published in Philadelphia on Sept. 21, 1787

  2. Philadelphia is home to the cheesesteak sandwich, water ice (sorbet) , soft pretzels, and TastyKakes.

  3. Philadelphia is home to the Liberty Bell.

  4. Benjamin Franklin founded the Philadelphia Zoo, the first public zoo in the United States.

  5. Little League Baseball's first World Series was held in 1946 in Williamsport.

  6. Philadelphia was once the United States capital city.

8.The battle of Gettysburg was held in Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia was our state capital during the Revolutionary War . Pennsylvania has two counties with no traffic lights, Forest County and Perry County

Pennsylvania Means Penns Woods

State beverage: Milk

Pennsylvania is 33rd biggest of all the 50 states

117 state parks
Oldest gas station is in Altoona PA

First drive in gas station was built in Pittsburgh

Pennsylvania’s only woman governor was Hanna Penn

Lancaster was the capital of US for one day

The “Big Mac” McDonalds originated in Uniontown PA

There are only 3 other states in the United States that are a Commonwealth besides PA, what are they? Virginia, Massachusetts & Kentucky

The Ferris Wheel ride was invented by George Ferris of Pittsburgh

51 universities and colleges

Bubble Gum first originated in Pennsylvania in 1928 in Philadelphia

What was the first radio station in the United States? KDKA in Pittsburgh

State Colors: blue, gold

Coal is states most variable mineral

In 1731 at Philadelphia, the first one of these in the US was established? Public Library

Top Agriculture Products

1. Dairy products, milk

2. Corn

3. Cattle and calves

4. Chicken eggs

5. Broilers

63,200 farms

best growing stuff in southeastern part

*Pennsylvania has the most covered bridges in the world. I saw one of them.

Pennsylvania is home to so many firsts: hospital, zoo, escalators, stock exchange, theatre, covered bridge, pretzel factory, oil well, roller coaster, newspaper, steam engine, library, and U.S. Capitol Building.

There once was a town named “Noodle Doosie”.

York was the first capital of the United States. York, Pennsylvania was the capital of the United States until June 27, 1778.