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, there of . . . we did deliver unto him one turf with a twig upon it, a porringer with river water and soyle, in part of all.”
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LOCATION: North East Corner Strand and Delaware Street, New Castle.