Watch this video to hear the story of how the granite statue of William Penn by artist Frank Gaylord came to be erected in Penn Treaty Park. After undergoing several modifications, the statue was dedicated on April 24, 1982 by the National Society Daughters of The American Colonists in commemoration of the 300th anniversary of the founding of Pennsylvania and the historic Treaty of Friendship with the Lenape. Narrated by Elaine Peden, Philadelphia