Landing Place of William Penn Near here October 27, 1682, William Penn first stepped on American soil. He proceeded to the fort and performed Livery of Seisin. "He took the key, thereof,.... We did deliver unto him 1 turf with a twig upon it, a porringer with river water and soil, in part of all".

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Photo of William Penn brown plaque
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