STATEHOOD: 1787; 2nd state
ATTRACTIONS: Pocono Mountains, Fallingwater house, Liberty Bell
FUN FACT: Pennsylvania is officially a commonwealth, an old term that refers to the "common weal" or well-being of the public.
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Photos: Rinus Baak, Dreamstime (ruffed grouse); jamais_vu, iStockphoto (laurel); Vrabelpeter1, Dreamstime (deer); maogg, iStockphoto (quarter); tkacchuk, iStockphoto (flag)
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