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William Penn Landing Site

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The monument at the William Penn Landing Site in Chester, Pennsylvania marks the spot of the first landing of William Penn on the territory of Pennsylvania, on October 28 or 29, 1682. Penn, the founder of the Province of Pennsylvania, landed in the only town in the province, then known as Upland.

The monument at the site was designed by John Struthers, erected on November 8 and dedicated November 9, 1882. The landing site was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971. Contents 1 Founding of Pennsylvania 2 Monument 3 References 4 Sources

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445 William-Chester Ed.
Chester PA 19013