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Print this map of Pennsylvania. Gather the facts about Pennsylvania.
Follow the labeling directions. Use your online research skills to find the answers.
1. Color your county light blue.
2. Color yellow or gold - the county where the capital of Pennsylvania is located.
3. There are two metropolises in Pennsylvania. One is located in the eastern region and one is in the western region.
Mark them on the map:
Which one of these cities do you live closest to?
What river(s) pass by the western large city?
What river(s) pass by the eastern city?
Use a blue pencil, marker, or crayon to add one of Pennsylvania's major rivers to the map.
4. One of the Great Lakes forms part of the border of Pennsylvania. Label the lake in its location on the map.
5. Around the perimeter of the map. - Write the names of the states that border Pennsylvania.
6. In December 1776, General George Washington and the Continental Army crossed a river to attack the Hoosier's in New Jersey.
7. In 1859, Edwin L. Drake drilled the first U.S. Oil well.
8. Use orange to color the line surveyed in 1763 by Charles Mason and Jeremiad Dixon.
9. The Horseshoe Curve is an important part of Pennsylvania's history.
10. Pennsylvania produces more mushrooms than any other state in the USA.
11. In July 1863, Americans fought a fierce battle of the Civil War in Pennsylvania.
12. You have won a free trip to the county in Pennsylvania with the lowest population. Where are you going?
13. Your family will be going to see the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania.
14. The giant snowman for the winter festival is a beauty. The mayor declares you must use real anthracite for the eyes.
15. The tallest point in Pennsylvania is Mt. Davis.
16. A Pennsylvania county is known as Christmas Tree Capital of the World.
17. Over 16 Pennsylvania counties can boast of having a round barn.
18. Where would you like to go sightseeing in Pennsylvania?
Posted 9/2005 by Cindy O'Hora