Education: Pennsylvania Crusader

"While almost every schoolchild in Pennsylvania knows much about Captain Miles Standish and Captain John Smith, not one in thousands knows anything about the able Swedish Governor who established the first permanent seat of Government in Pennsylvania and did it before William Penn was born." Thus writes C. Hale Sipe, lawyer-historian-lecturer of Butler, Pa. The able Swede was an adipose lieutenant-colonel named Johann Printz who arrived in New Sweden in 1642, built a state house which existed for 160 years in what is now Pennsylvania. Johann Printz is only one...

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