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William Penn By George Hodges
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William Penn State Forest is a Pennsylvania State Forest in Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry District #17. The main offices are located in Elverson in Chester County, Pennsylvania in the United... More > States.The forest is named for William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania. It was originally named "Valley Forge State Forest", for the camp at Valley Forge in the American Revolutionary War. Valley Forge State Park was the first state park in Pennsylvania, and the headquarters of the state forest were located there as well. The state park was transferred to the National Park Service and became a federal park in 1976 for the American Bicentennial. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Penn_State_Forest Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Back in Time with Cheltenham By Lise Marlowe
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Back in Time with Cheltenham explores the 300 year history of Cheltenham Township, a suburb bordering Philadelphia. Many Cheltenham residents were abolitionists and took an active role in ending... More > slavery. There were many Underground Railroad stops in Cheltenham and wealthy residents who took a stand for freedom.< Less
Frederick Douglass' Dream By Lise Marlowe
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Camp William Penn in La Mott, Pennsylvania was the first official federal training camp for African American soldiers in the Civil War. Over 11,000 men, 40% of them former slaves, walked through the... More > gates of Camp William Penn. Frederick Douglass was the main recruiter of the camp. The camp was on the land of the infamous abolitionist and women's rights suffragist, Lucretia Mott.< Less

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