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Pennsylvania

  1. 1. Pennsylvania The Keystone State
  2. 2. Did you know? <ul><li>PA’s population is about 12.5 million </li></ul><ul><li>85.6% of the population is white </li></ul><ul><li>The capitol city is Harrisburg </li></ul><ul><li>Became a state on December 12, 1787 </li></ul><ul><li>The Amish live here </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Great Outdoors <ul><li>Valley Forge National Historic Park: George Washington trained army here </li></ul>Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site: First railroad constructed over Allegheny Mountains Appalachian National Scenic Trail: 2,167-mile footpath in Appalachian Mountains Delaware National Scenic River: Fishing, boating, and swimming Gettysburg National Cemetery: Final resting place for all of America’s veterans
  4. 4. Philadelphia <ul><li>Visit the Independence Mall: center of historic Philadelphia </li></ul><ul><li>Take a hot air balloon ride </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the Philadelphia Zoo </li></ul><ul><li>Visit the State Penitentiary </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the park, exercise, picnic, or walk the dog </li></ul><ul><li>Go see the Liberty Bell </li></ul>
  5. 5. Pittsburgh <ul><li>Visit the Allegheny Observatory: free research facility </li></ul><ul><li>Gateway Clipper Fleet Sightseeing Tours and Dinner Cruises </li></ul><ul><li>Kennywood Park is a theme park </li></ul><ul><li>Visit the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens </li></ul>
  6. 6. Amish Country <ul><li>Go on a buggy ride </li></ul><ul><li>See how the Old Order Amish live </li></ul><ul><li>Learn of the Amish and Mennonite lifestyle </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the Mud Sales </li></ul><ul><li>Buy Amish furniture </li></ul><ul><li>Visit an Amish School </li></ul>
  7. 7. Pennsylvania Weather <ul><li>Lots of rain and snow in the winter </li></ul><ul><li>Warm in the spring </li></ul><ul><li>Humid in the summer </li></ul><ul><li>Warm in the fall </li></ul><ul><li>There’s weather for everybody! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Come on Out and Enjoy! <ul><li>Come enjoy all Pennsylvania has to offer </li></ul><ul><li>There’s something for everybody </li></ul><ul><li>Learn about the country’s history </li></ul><ul><li>Good family fun </li></ul>

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