Welcome to the website of William Penn Chapter,
Daughters of the American Revolution. Located in Glenside, Pennsylvania, the chapter
is named for William Penn, founder of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Please browse our site to learn more
about William Penn Chapter, who we are, what we
do, upcoming events, and membership information.
You are invited to contact our Regent with
any questions concerning William Penn Chapter.
"The Forests of Penn,"
Pennsylvania, and Philadelphia, "city of brotherly love," were founded
by William Penn, an English Quaker born October 14, 1644. The precepts
he set forth shaped the destiny of Philadelphia until the Revolution
and was an inspiration for the new government forming in 1776. In 1984,
President Ronald Reagan conferred Honorary Citizenship of the United
States upon William Penn and his second wife, Hannah Callowhill Penn.
Penn died on July 30, 1718. He was buried at Jordans, 22 miles from
For more William Penn resources,
please see our Links page.
May 1, 2016
Original concept: Amy Lang
Code and content: Christyn Olmstead
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