10 Best Tourist Attractions in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

10 Best Tourist Attractions in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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3 Popular Attractions In Pennsylvania

  • Please Touch Museum: Children's museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    • Fallingwater: House designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1935, located in Mill Run, Pennsylvania.
    • Bushkill Falls: A series of eight waterfalls located in the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania.

    Pennsylvania Facts:

    • “Doctor, if you don’t give me something to help me breathe, I’m going to stop!” came the urgent cry of 16-year old Frederick Gable of Loganville. Vowing not to lose another patient to pneumonia, Dr. George Holtzapple successfully created the first application of oxygen, thus saving his patient’s life and winning international fame through his discovery. The year was 1885.
    • Little League Baseball’s first World Series was held in 1946 in Williamsport.
    • The first piano in America was built in Philadelphia in 1775.
    • Pennsylvania is named after William Penn's father, Admiral William Penn. William Penn was granted the land by British King Charles II. The word “Sylvania” means “land that is full of trees.”
    Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

    Keystone State;[1] Quaker State

    Virtue, Liberty and Independence

    Map of the United States with Pennsylvania highlighted

    Map of the United States with Pennsylvania highlighted
    Country United States
    Before statehood Province of Pennsylvania
    Admitted to the Union December 12, 1787 (2nd)
    Capital Harrisburg
    Largest city Philadelphia
    Largest metro and urban areas Delaware Valley

    Governor Tom Wolf (D)
    Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman (D)
    Legislature General Assembly
    Upper house State Senate
    Lower house House of Representatives
    Judiciary Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
    U.S. senators Bob Casey Jr. (D)
    Pat Toomey (R)
    U.S. House delegation 9 Democrats
    9 Republicans (list)

    •Total 46,055sqmi (119,283km2)
    •Land 44,816.61sqmi (116,074km2)
    •Water 1,239sqmi (3,208km2) 2.7%
    •Rank 33rd

    •Length 170mi (273km)
    •Width 283mi (455km)

    1,100ft (340m)

    3,213ft (979m)

    0ft (0m)

    •Total 13,011,844
    •Rank 5th
    •Density 290/sqmi (112/km2)
    •Rank 9th
    Median household income

    •Income rank

    Demonym(s) Pennsylvanian

    Official language None
    Spoken language English 90.15%
    Spanish 4.09%
    German (including Pennsylvania Dutch) 0.87%
    Chinese 0.47%
    Italian 0.43%[6]
    Time zone UTC−05:00 (Eastern)
    •Summer (DST) UTC−04:00 (EDT)
    USPS abbreviation
    ISO 3166 code US-PA
    Traditional abbreviation Pa., Penn., Penna.
    Latitude 39°43′ to 42°16′ N
    Longitude 74°41′ to 80°31′ W
    Website www.pa.gov


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