The first team in Major League Baseball to feature a lineup of all African American players were the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1971.
In 1693, there was a split between a group of Anabaptists in Switzerland. A man named Jakob Ammann led the more conservative members of the faith, and eventually fled to the present-day United States. Mostly in Pennsylvania as it was one of the rare places in the world at the time to have true religiousContinue reading “Fun Fact: How The Amish Started”
The Liberty Bell is famous for being a symbol of American Independence during the Revolutionary War. Except the bell didn’t become well-known until after the 1830’s. Abolitionists had tried associating the bell with the freedom of slaves. The false stories about it would follow later.
The founder of Hershey candy, Milton Hershey did not speak English as his first language. Due to his family, he grew up speaking Pennsylvania Dutch, a Germanic language founded in America.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s name comes from the Greek words meaning “brotherly love”.