(covers information from several alternate timelines)
Pennsylvania was a region on the east coast of the North American continent on Earth and a part of the United States of America. It contains one of that country's largest cities, Philadelphia. Harrisburg was its capital.
In 1902, Sean Aloysius O'Brien, leader of the anthracite strike of that year, received the biggest funeral in Pennsylvanian history after having been murdered a week before the strike ended. (DS9: "Bar Association")
In 1957, a small Vulcan vessel crash landed near the Pennsylvania town of Carbon Creek. The vessel's occupants proceeded to covertly integrate themselves into the residential population until rescue could arrive. (ENT: "Carbon Creek")
The USS Gettysburg was named for Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, where the historic Battle of Gettysburg took place during the American Civil War of Earth's 19th century. (TNG: "Too Short a Season"; DS9: "Treachery, Faith and the Great River")
In an alternate timeline in which Nazi Germany had invaded the United States, as of 1944 Pennsylvania was controlled by German forces. German military assets positioned in this state were being sent west to Ohio to counter an offensive move by American forces. (ENT: "Storm Front", "Storm Front, Part II")
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