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Pennsylvania offers a rich history of firsts, from the first circulating library in Philadelphia to the first commercial broadcast station in the world, KDKA in Pittsburgh, and the first of the nation's zoos in Philadelphia in 1876. Some fun food facts include Hershey, PA., is considered the Chocolate Capital of the U.S., as it is home to Hershey Chocolate, Godiva and Mars. PA., is the birthplace of the very famous Philly Cheese steak sandwich, Heinz products and Tastykakes. Sturgis Pretzel House and Hires Root Beer also call Pennsylvania home. Not only famous for some of the USA’s yummiest treats, the state is the birthplace of such folks as Kevin Bacon, John & Lionel Barrymore, Michael Keaton, & Holland Taylor. The list of famous athletes, astronauts, and many others are far too long to name here. Thomas Edison experimented with electricity and lightning in Sunbury, and Philadelphia boasts Independence Hall as well as the Liberty Bell. Lastly, for the artist in all of us, be it amateur, or an inspiring Picasso, Pennsylvania is home of Crayola, makers of crayons and a full range of art supplies for those of us that venture beyond the coloring book!