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Flag of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania History and Symbols
Pennsylvania shares with Virginia, Kentucky and Massachusetts the designation "Commonwealth." The word is of English derivation and refers to the common "weal" or well-being of the public.

State Symbols - The Keystone State
A "keystone" is a central, wedge-shaped stone which holds all the other stones of a structure in place to form an arch.

Pennsylvania - Fotw
Description of Flag, Coat of Arms, Governor's Flag, Bicentennial Flag, Firefighters Memorial Flag, State Military Crest.

Pennsylvania -
One of Pennsylvania's nicknames is the Quaker State; in colonial times, it was known officially as the Quaker Province.