Fun Fact: Who Pennsylvania Is Named After

Fun facts about Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is named after Sir William Penn after receiving a land grant from King Charles II. Penn himself objected to the name since he didn’t want people thinking he named it after himself. However the king refused to honor his wish of renaming it something different like New Wales.

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