William Penn - Rickmansworth

Founder of Pennsylvania

Born 14th October 1644
Died 30th July 1718

Inscription reads:
Here William Penn (1644 - 1718) quaker statesman and man of vision, founder of Pennsylvania and planner of Philadelphia, friend of the indians, crusader for civil and religious liberty, designer of European peace, resided for five years after his marriage to Gulielma Maria Springett (1644 - 1694).
The stone above this tablet from Pennsbury, Pennsylvania, the ancient home of William Penn on the Delaware River, was presented by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission who are the custodians of the property.

Watersmeet, High Street, Rickmansworth



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