Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

William Penn founded Philadelphia in 1682 as the principal port for his new colony, Pennsylvania. Penn's promise of religious toleration attracted fellow Quakers as well as large numbers of Scotch-Irish and German immigrants, making it, by 1760, the largest town in ...

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