"Virtue, Liberty, and Independence"

Date Admitted:  1787 (2nd) 
Capital:  Harrisburg 
Largest City:  Philadelphia 
Population:  12,019,661 
State Song:  "Pennsylvania" 
State Bird:  Ruffed Grouse 
State Tree:  Eastern Hemlock 
State Flower:  Mountain Laurel 
Nickname:  The Keystone State 
State Constitution:  Pennsylvania Constitution 
Official State Web Page:  Pennsylvania 
Department of Education:  Schools 
Electronic Library:  Pennsylvania 

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Links of Interest: 

News and Media 
   Pennsylvania Expose 
   Something's Blooming 
   The Weekender 
   Pennsylvania Newspaper  

Travel and Tourism 
   Laurel Highlands 
   Pennsylvania Visitors Network 
   Pennsylvania Visitors Guide 
   Lets Make Plans 
   Philadelphia Interactive 
   InterStateLink Pennsylvania 
   Pennsylvania Highways 
   Fall in PA 

History and Community 
   Historic Philadelphia 
   Pennsylvania Humanities Council 
   William Penn 
   Pennsylvania State History 
   War for American Independence 
      In Pennsylvania 
   Battle of Gettysburg - July 1863 
   Gettsburg Online 
   Pennsylvania Progressive  
   Pennsylvania Environmental 
   Allegheny Portage Railroad  
      National Historic Site 
   Independence National  
      Historic Park 
   Buchanan's Birthplace  
   Heritage Parks of Pennsylvania 
   Pennsylvania State Parks 


            Adopted in 1907 

Elected Officials  
        Tom Ridge 
        Rick Santorum 
        Arlan Specter 
        Robert Brady--1st District  
        Chaka Fattah--2nd District  
        Robert Borski--3rd District  
        Ron Klink--4th District  
        John Peterson--5th District 
        Tim Holden--6th District 
        Curt Weldon--7th District 
        James Greenwood--8th District 
        Bud Shuster--9th District 
        Joseph McDade--10th District 
        Paul Kanjorski--11th District 
        John Murtha--12th District 
        John Fox--13th District 
        William Coyne--14th District 
        Paul McHale--15th District 
        Joseph Pitts--16th District 
        George Gekas--17th District 
        Michael Doyle--18th District 
        William Goodling--19th District 
        Frank Mascara--20th District 
        Phil English--21st District