Out of the Woods: Battlefields of Western Pennsylvania

In the mid 1700s, the world’s two greatest military powers, France and Great Britain, focused their attention on Western Pennsylvania. The French were seeking Native American trade partners in a land of abundant natural resources, while the British were looking to colonize. This set the stage for a world war with key battlefields in the… Continue reading Out of the Woods: Battlefields of Western Pennsylvania

USA State Song: Pennsylvania – "Pennsylvania"

“Pennsylvania” is the official state song of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The song was written and composed by Eddie Khoury and Ronnie Bonner and serves as the official song for all public purposes. State Representative Frank L. Oliver introduced the bill for the song, and it was adopted by the General Assembly and signed into… Continue reading USA State Song: Pennsylvania – "Pennsylvania"

Unboxing PENNSYLVANIA. What's GOOD and BAD About Living in PENNSYLVANIA?

What’s it like living in Pennsylvania? Well, you’ve got many different regions of the state, including Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, and central PA, which is mostly farms and country. In addition, you have a distinct culinary cuisine, the battle between Wawa and Sheetz, and the fact that many people here don’t like living here. But they… Continue reading Unboxing PENNSYLVANIA. What's GOOD and BAD About Living in PENNSYLVANIA?

Unboxing PENNSYLVANIA Part 2: Everything About PENNSYLVANIA You Should Know

Is Pennsylvania ALL crummy? Maybe not. Part one: There’s a lot of history in Philadelphia. In fact, there’s been a lot of important historical events that have happened in this entire state! Pennsylvania served as one of our important hubs for spreading ideas and getting America all pumped about overthrowing British rule. Then, the state… Continue reading Unboxing PENNSYLVANIA Part 2: Everything About PENNSYLVANIA You Should Know

10 Places in PENNSYLVANIA You Should NEVER Move To

Move to these places and you’re gonna regret it big time! If you were going to make a list of places to NOT to move to in Pennsylvania, you’d have a lot to choose from. Many people wouldn’t want to live on a farm, or in smallish communities where there isn’t even electricity. Or in… Continue reading 10 Places in PENNSYLVANIA You Should NEVER Move To