Revolution Affected Pennsylvania Communities

Every county and community in the Commonwealth was in some way involved or connected with the American Revolution and Pennsylvania’s attainment of statehood. Certain places associated with famous events in the struggle for independence come to mind immediately: Philadelphia, Lancaster, and York for civil affairs, and Brandywine, Germantown, Whitemarsh, Valley Forge, and Washington’s...
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Bicentennial Happenings

Centre County Frontier area exposed to raids. Potter’s Fort built as a refuge for settlers by Gen. James Potter, 1777. Chester County July 8, 1776. Election for Provincial Convention. Declaration of Independence published. Battle of Brandywine, Sept. 11, 1777. Paoli Massacre, Sept. 20, 1777. Clarion County Beyond the frontier of settlement. Settled after the Revolution. On route of...
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The Revolution Affects Pennsylvania Communities

Every county and community in the Commonwealth was in some way involved or connected with the American Revolution and Pennsylvania’s attainment of statehood. Certain places associated with famous events in the struggle for independence come to mind immedi¬≠ately: Philadelphia, Lancaster, and York for civil affairs, and Brandywine, Germantown, Whitemarsh, Valley Forge, and Washington’s...
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