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WikiProject Pennsylvania
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  1. Improve Pennsylvania articles to featured status.
  2. Standardization - Wikipedia:WikiProject Pennsylvania/Rules and Standards
  3. Building and consensus nomenclature for neighborhood articles, including elimination of all red links.


New to Wikipedia, thought some of my photos of central PA might be useful. I have them posted on Panoramio but I don't really know an easy way to export them over to wiki commons so that they retain their coordinates. If you see anything you'd like, feel free to use under creative commons as is stated on Panoramio (attribution, noncommercial, share-alike). kilmerj


  1. 49ersfanforlife (talk · contribs) - East Stroudsburg, PA Science O, Schools in East Stroudsburg
  2. Rypcord (talk · contribs) - Hummelstown
  3. AAARanger5 (talk · contribs)
  4. Abtmcm (talk · contribs)
  5. Acronach (talk · contribs) History
  6. Allreet (talk · contribs)
  7. All Is One (talk · contribs)
  8. Alphageekpa (talk · contribs)
  9. Bhockey10 (talk · contribs)-Sports, Central and Eastern PA, etc..
  10. BML0309 (talk · contribs) - Any articles on education (school districts, high schools, templates, etc.)
  11. ChrisGriswold (talk · contribs)
  12. ClairSamoht (talk · contribs)
  13. Coemgenus (talk · contribs)
  14. Crazypaco (talk · contribs)
  15. Dddstone (talk · contribs)
  16. Dudtz (talk · contribs)
  17. Jbs1985 (talk · contribs)
  18. Lemcke (talk · contribs) - Altoona and State College Pennsylvania.
  19. Mareino (talk · contribs)
  20. PAWiki (talk · contribs) - Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia areas.
  21. Ruhrfisch (talk · contribs)
  22. Scott Mingus (talk · contribs), Pennsylvania Civil War articles
  23. Squamate (talk · contribs)
  24. DENAMAX (talk · contribs) Maxim Stoyalov
  25. Skabat169 (talk · contribs)
  26. Jmpenzone (talk · contribs)
  27. Thisisbossi (talk · contribs) - Small fixes, assessments, and larger mods to LanCo/Berks area.
  28. iloveheadbangingmusic (talk · contribs) - new articles for unincorporated communities in Berks County
  29. bldfire (talk · contribs) - Philadelphia Music
  30. Internazionale (talk · contribs)
  31. WTGDMan1986 (talk · contribs)
  32. wikipeep 494 (talk · contribs)
  33. dhaluza (talk · contribs)
  34. BSA Archery (talk · contribs)
  35. Ranger Ian (talk · contribs) - PA state parks, river awareness, SE PA, EACs, Environmental Issues
  36. Arverniking (talk · contribs)
  37. Coemgenus (talk · contribs)
  38. Marphilly (talk · contribs)
  39. Vishwin60 (talk · contribs)
  40. Superken (talk · contribs) - Revolutionary History
  41. Trey (talk · contribs) - Erie related pages
  42. Bluestrike12 (talk · contribs)-Central PA
  43. KatieBU (talk · contribs) - Anything, anywhere KatieBU (talk) 23:34, 10 August 2014 (UTC)
  44. VerruckteDan (talk · contribs)
  45. JohnnyAlbert10 (talk · contribs)
  46. James_xeno (talk · contribs)
  47. Plm209 (talk · contribs)
  48. Jasontromm (talk · contribs)
  49. Pier Snake (talk · contribs)
  50. CrazedEwok (talk · contribs)
  51. RedShiftPA (talk · contribs)
  52. Enigmaticjew (talk · contribs)
  53. jls211 (talk · contribs) - Central PA
  54. Grsz11 (talk · contribs) - sports
  55. AltioraPeto (talk · contribs)
  56. Neagley (talk · contribs)
  57. Bowie60 (talk · contribs)
  58. Pennsylvania Penguin (talk · contribs)
  59. PAWiki (talk · contribs)
  60. Mjf3719 (talk · contribs) - Leesport and Greater Berks County
  61. PonileExpress (talk · contribs)
  62. Marksdaly (talk · contribs)
  63. jstuby (talk · contribs) - Bedford County and surrounding counties, geology statewide
  64. MED usgswrd (talk · contribs) -(MEDegnan) Geology & Hydrology in PA, & environmental concerns
  65. AdmiralKolchak (talk · contribs)
  66. Hunter Kahn (talk · contribs) - Will help out where I can. Will probably be best with northeastern PA (Pike, Monroe, Northampton counties...)
  67. Notyourbroom (talk · contribs)—Primarily things related to Western Pennsylvania. I'm active in contributing photographs to Commons.
  68. Auntieruth55 (talk · contribs) western pa, history stuff, photographs of southwestern PA
  69. Allreet (talk · contribs) - Lehigh Valley
  70. EATC (talk · contribs) - Politics, Government, Sports
  71. Blargh29 (talk · contribs)
  72. Leepaxton (talk · contribs) - Pittsburgh metropolitan area, Western Pennsylvania, and Allegheny County articles and photographs.
  73. Thebirdlover (talk · contribs) - Pennsylvania Politics.
  74. Wrightchr (talk · contribs) - Harrisburg area
  75. ScouterSites (talk · contribs) - The Poconos
  76. User1728 (talk · contribs)
  77. snowman304 (talk · contribs) - Northwestern Pennsylvania
  78. Dthomsen8 (talk · contribs) - Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley, Pittsburgh, PA history and politics
  79. Focus (talk · contribs) - Central PA esp.
  80. Goldenfiremech (talk · contribs) - Anything that needs adding
  81. Joefromrandb (talk · contribs)
  82. Peetlesnumber1 (talk · contribs) - Geography and Sports in Southeastern, PA.
  83. Runningmaster28 (talk · contribs)
  84. Writerchic99 (talk · contribs)
  85. Esw01407 (talk · contribs)
  86. Identity0x4d4444 (talk · contribs)- PA state, county, and city Demographics, Politics, and Economy statistics
  87. Mr. Spencer Kinkelaar (talk) 01:08, 22 January 2014 (UTC) --South-East Area, Philly, some of the whole state.
  88. Jln Dlphk (talk · contribs) - Northeastern PA, especially Wayne County
  89. Slon02 (talk · contribs) - Politics and government
  90. SusquehannaMan (talk · contribs) - Villages in south-central PA, rural bridges and mills.
  91. Vmanjr (talk · contribs) - Pittsburgh, Western Pennsylvania, history, general state articles
  92. Newyorkadam (talk · contribs)
  93. Sir_Joseph (talk · contribs)
  94. Dough4872 (talk · contribs)
  95. Bbabybear02 (talk · contribs) - Pittsburgh, Western Pennsylvania, Media,Radio, and TV articles
  96. UnkleFester (talk · contribs) - Pittsburgh
  97. 47thPennVols (talk · contribs) - Pennsylvania Civil War and individual regiment histories and updates, history updates for various cities and counties, general edits as needed
  98. Netmouse (talk · contribs) - Underground Railroad and Abolitionists, Biography, York County
  99. UnkleFester (talk · contribs) - Pittsburgh, Architecture

Participants in WikiProject Philadelphia available to help

  1. PYLrulz (talk · contribs)
  2. CanonLawJunkie (talk · contribs) - SouthEastern PA, Philly area, ect.
  3. GPL93 (talk 06:28, 15 June 2018 (UTC)


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Wikimedia Pennsylvania

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We are now forming the first local Wikimedia Chapter in the United States: Wikimedia Pennsylvania. Our goals are to perform outreach and fundraising activities on behalf of the various Wikimedia projects. If you're interested in being a part of the chapter, or just want to know more, you can:

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