Civics Lessons for Students

Pennsylvania Lesson, Page 3

Allentown Bridge in Pennsylvania

Allentown Bridge

  • Allentown is the third most populated city in Pennsylvania. It is located in the eastern part of the state.

  • The Liberty Bell was hidden from the British during the American Revolutionary War in the basement of the Old Zion Reformed Church of Allentown.


Mountain Laurel - State Flower of Pennsylvania

Mountain Laurel

  • The Mountain Laurel is the state flower of Pennsylvania.

  • It is an evergreen shrub with white or pink flowers.

  • The branches of the plants are used to make handrails.


Ruffed Grouse - State Bird of Pennsylvania

Ruffed Grouse

  • The state bird of Pennsylvania is the Ruffed Grouse.

  • They are brown and gray birds that live on the ground and seldom fly.

  • Males and females are about the same size.

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