Nickname: Keystone StateThe name is from Architecture, andrefers to the central, wedge-shapedstone in an arch called the “key stone”.(which all other parts depend upon)
State Moto: Virtue, Liberty andIndependence
Located in the: NortheasternRegion of the USABoardered by: New York,New Jersey, Deleware,Maryland, West Virginia andOhio
State Capital: HarrisburgGovernor: Tom CorbettPopulation: 12,763,536 as of7/2012 CensusRanked: 6thmost populatedstate
State Colors:Blue GoldState Seal:Eagle, Sheild, Wheat,Flagship, Plough, Indian CornState Quarter:Lady Liberty, Keystoneoutline, state
State bird:Ruffled GrouseFlower:Mountain Laurel
State dog:Great DaneAnimal:White-Tailed Deer
State Fish:Brook TroutDrink:Milk
State Tree:Eastern HemlockState Insect:Fire FlyLadybug
Farming takes up about a quarter of the land.Steel Mills,Mining (Iron, Portland Cement, Lime & Stone)Electronic Equipment, Car, and PharmaceuticalsSalesIndustry/agriculture
Geography/physical featuresof the areaPennsylvania has lots of mountains,rivers and lakes. Lake Erie is the largestlake, Allegheny River, SusquehannaRiver, Delaware River and Ohio River allmeet in Pittsburgh. The PoconoMountains are in the northern part of thestate. The grass is soft and green. Thereare all four seasons.. Winter is extremelycold! No Beach in this state!
Famous PeopleJames Buchanan (15thPresident)Daniel Boone (frontiersman)Louisa May Alcott (author)Bill Cosby (actor)W.C. Fields (comedian)Lee Iacocco (auto executive)Arnold Palmer (golfer)
Tourism slide 1PhiladelphiaLocated in the Southeastern part ofthe state, almost on the New Jerseystate line. Visit Spring, Summer orFall.I would like to visit the historical part ofthis city. The Liberty Bell,Independence Hall, Homes from theoriginal Colony can be visited.
Tourism slide 2Pocono Mountains,Northeastern part of state.You can visit Summer or Winter.There are water parks, (inside ahotel!!), skiing, hiking, biking,fishing, golfing… Lots of fun!
Tourism slide 3PittsburghSouthwestern part of stateBest time to visit would beSummer / FallThere are museums, riverboats,Carnegie Museum of Art,Amusement Park, Zoo, andProfessional Sport Teams.(Steelers, Pirates, Penguins)
ConclusionPennsylvania is so different thanFlorida. I can enjoy all of theseasons. I can visit my family;play on their farms, and catch lotsof fire flys. I like that I can hike inthe woods, swim in ponds, fly fishor stay and go skiing. There is alot of history in Pennsylvania.