WE THE PEOPLE
Why do you love Pennsylvania?
"Excellent quality of life." Diane M.
"It is home and it is always beautiful. There hasn't been one county of the 19 that I have traveled to that I did not see a Steelers logo somewhere on my journey." Maria B. Clinton County
"Family history, connection to community, beautiful seasons." Donna N.
"It is the birthplace of our nation and as such is where the inspiration for the Great Experiment in democracy, justice and freedom for all!" Keisha W. Philadelphia County
"Its where community comes first." Anthony C. Lancaster County
"It is such a traditional state with so much history!" Mark B.
"It is where my family was born, raised and works." Pamela K.
"My family has been in York/Adams Counties for over 250 years. I'm proud to be a Pennsylvanian!" Sarah York County
"Diverse culture and history!" Daniel R.
"It stays green in the summer. Many creeks, rivers, parks and forests. Beautiful nature." Catherine B.
"There are so many reasons! The seasons, retirement friendly, so many historic sites." Russ K.
"What's not to love? You've got the best cities in the world, the most beautiful mountains, culture, history, art." Virginia C.
"The best history." Joseph G.
"Philadelphia is the birthplace of our nation. I'm a born and bred Philadelphian!" Susan S.
"I love living here in my small rural town in the country. There are great fishing & hunting opportunities for those that enjoy those things." Roger W.
"Great people, great opportunities!" Victoria S.
"I grew up here. I enjoy the dichotomy: historical significance and modern appeal; large urban center and very rural wilderness, not too warm and not too cold (usually!); and we're within easy access of a lot of really cool things." Michael M.
"Its the birthplace of America!" Melissa E.
"The concerts on Penn's Landing." Wayne M. Philadelphia County
"We are a diverse, representative state that has unique character, grit, and spirit. We are a beautiful state rich in history and populated with kind, welcoming, and gracious people." Omeed F.
"West Chester" Jim C.
"Penns Woods established the best environment for freedom of religion in the nation, allowing for a unique legacy of diversity and celebration of heritage and faith contributing to a truly American tapestry." Phillip S.
"Colonial history, natural beauty." Paul F.
"Living into the promise of the American Revolution." ZeeAnn M.
"The people, rich history, enjoying the four seasons and beautiful scenery throughout the state." Kristina M.
"The spirit of community." Kelly K.
"Because its home." Laurie Z.
"Mountains, nature, culture, proud history, value of friendship" Michelle M.
"Our International diversity." Cindy H.
"State that I was born and raised in and that I now proudly serve on Borough Council and various committees." Bob
"It stars with a “P” an ends with an “A”...our PIZZA! #irony" Robyn S.
"I was born here, grew up here, went to school here and now work here. I choose to live in Chester County because of its great schools, strong communities and abundant job opportunities. Tim H. Chester County
"I love Pennsylvania's diverse history and landscape. From the early colonial settlers to the current urban cities, our state has a wealth of history and culture." Cindy C.
"Diversity of land, opportunities and people." Michael M.
"Pennsylvania has it all--history, beautiful lands, all four seasons, and amazing people. What's not to love?" Susan M.
"It's my home and holds my heart." Nancy W.
"The natural beauty of the state." Claudia F.
"My family history is here - I have Revolutionary War Patriots from PA. It is a beautiful state!" Susan M.
"PA is the pulse of America. We have history, culture, love of environment, agriculture, industry, great food, and sports all with "new" -fashioned values." Gail H.
"It's home and I love the natural beauty of it." Suzie
"I love Pennsylvania because of it's deep and rich history as well as the natural landscape." Corey F.
"It's been my home for the past 2 years and I love the friendliness of the people and the beauty of Luzerne County." Francis O. Luzerne County
"Pennsylvania is our home for over 115 years!" Anthony A.
"I love PA's beautiful landscape, it's rich history, and unique culture. With all the church bazaar's, drive-in movie theaters, delicious pizza and ice cream shops on every corner, and various hiking trails and state parks, there is always something fun to do." Gaetano B.
"It is beautiful and has amazing history." Amy S.
"Birthplace of our liberty." Mark G.
"PA has been and is the keystone in the story that is US history." Tom
"Its my birthplace and PA Little Grand Canyon." Bill M.
"Central location to so many other cities and states... and things to see and do!" Francene D.
"The history, culture, diversity and natural scenery and wildlife make it an amazing place to live." Gina
"It’s my new home." Philip J.
"Trees, trees, trees, and the balance of our diversity (race, socioeconomic, rural/urban, religion, nationality, etc.)" Laura
"Diversity, proximity, resources, people." Steven A.
"Pennsylvania has been my home for most of my life and I am so proud to be a Pennsylvanian. With four seasons to celebrate, mountains, hills, trails, farmland, cities and miles to explore, what’s not to love?" Abby G.
"It’s history, people, cities, mountains, gorges, country, highways & towns." Mike T.
"We love Independence NHP and everything that historic Philadelphia has to offer!" Independence Historical Trust Philadelphia County
"The History and the great variety of people and places." Amy P.
"Born and raised in this beautiful state, I love PA because of it's diverse population, beautiful landscapes, and its rich history." Kristin H.
"Diverse culture and history!" Daniel R.
"So many reasons - the seasons, retirement friendly, so many historic places." Russ K.
"NEPA!" Rebecca M.
"It's where my family was born, raised and works." Pamela K.
"Pennsylvania is the home of Independence National Historical Park the location of the states first capitol and the founding of our nation." George A.
"Best state (actually commonwealth) in the nation. Keystone state!" Joe M. Erie County