Wikipedia:WikiProject Pennsylvania

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Goals[edit]

  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.

Announcements[edit]

As of Sept 8 2021, all articles have now been assessed. Please see "To Do" section for more areas requiring attention. Thanks! Penndyl (talk) 13:25, 8 September 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Members[edit]

Active members[edit]

To join WikiProject Pennsylvania, edit this section and add your name in alphabetical order with any specific interests. Members should also place member identification on their user page.

  1. 47thPennVols (talk · contribs) - Pennsylvania Civil War and individual regiment histories and updates, history updates for various cities and counties, bios of notable Pennsylvanians, general edits as needed
  2. 49ersfanforlife (talk · contribs) - East Stroudsburg, PA Science O, Schools in East Stroudsburg
  3. AAARanger5 (talk · contribs)
  4. Abtmcm (talk · contribs)
  5. Acronach (talk · contribs) History
  6. AdmiralKolchak (talk · contribs)
  7. Aearthrise (talk · contribs) has Dutch heritage, and speaks the Pennsylvania Dutch language.
  8. All Is One (talk · contribs)
  9. Allreet (talk · contribs) - Lehigh Valley
  10. Alpacaaviator (talk · contribs) 15:15:31, 13 January 2021 (UTC) Reply[reply]
  11. Alphageekpa (talk · contribs)
  12. AltioraPeto (talk · contribs)
  13. Arverniking (talk · contribs)
  14. Auntieruth55 (talk · contribs) western pa, history stuff, photographs of southwestern PA
  15. Bbabybear02 (talk · contribs) - Pittsburgh, Western Pennsylvania, Media,Radio, and TV articles
  16. Bhockey10 (talk · contribs)-Sports, Central and Eastern PA, etc..
  17. Blargh29 (talk · contribs)
  18. bldfire (talk · contribs) - Philadelphia Music
  19. Bluestrike12 (talk · contribs)-Central PA
  20. BML0309 (talk · contribs) - Any articles on education (school districts, high schools, templates, etc.)
  21. Born of Iron (talk · contribs) Pennsylvania Capitol
  22. Bowie60 (talk · contribs)
  23. BSA Archery (talk · contribs)
  24. CaptainScratch (talk · contribs) 03:03:47, 14 November 2020 (UTC)  - Mainly only politics and elections, though I might occasionally dabble into pages in connection to government and history every now and again.Reply[reply]
  25. ChrisGriswold (talk · contribs)
  26. Chsdrummajor07 (talk · contribs) 06:35:01, 25 January 2021 (UTC)  - Chester County. elections, & politics coverage.Reply[reply]
  27. ClairSamoht (talk · contribs)
  28. Cleveland Todd (talk · contribs) Former Philadelphian 12th and Spruce. Eagles' fan. Politics and government.
  29. Coemgenus (talk · contribs)
  30. CrazedEwok (talk · contribs)
  31. Crazypaco (talk · contribs)
  32. Dddstone (talk · contribs)
  33. DENAMAX (talk · contribs) Maxim Stoyalov
  34. dhaluza (talk · contribs)
  35. Dionysius Miller (talk · contribs) Pittsburgh, CFB, history, & culture
  36. Doomsdayer520 (talk · contribs) 14:53:47, 31 October 2019 (UTC)  - Native and (almost) lifelong resident, can help with state highway system, state parks, state forests, recreation. Especially northwestern and north-central.Reply[reply]
  37. Dough4872 (talk · contribs)
  38. DrStrangelove64 (talk · contribs) - Altoona and State College, Music
  39. Dthomsen8 (talk · contribs) - Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley, Pittsburgh, PA history and politics
  40. Dudtz (talk · contribs)
  41. EATC (talk · contribs) - Politics, Government, Sports
  42. Enigmaticjew (talk · contribs)
  43. Esw01407 (talk · contribs)
  44. Fachwerkhaus54 (talk · contribs) 19:23:33, 25 February 2020 (UTC) Reply[reply]
  45. Focus (talk · contribs) - Central PA esp.
  46. Goldenfiremech (talk · contribs) - Anything that needs adding
  47. Goonsnick (talk · contribs) - State College area
  48. Grsz11 (talk · contribs) - sports
  49. Hunter Kahn (talk · contribs) - Will help out where I can. Will probably be best with northeastern PA (Pike, Monroe, Northampton counties...)
  50. HistorianAJG (talk · contribs) - politicians
  51. Idonthaveagoodfeelingaboutthis (talk · contribs) - energy efficiency
  52. iloveheadbangingmusic (talk · contribs) - new articles for unincorporated communities in Berks County
  53. Instaurare (talk · contribs) 09:35:47, 19 December 2019 (UTC) Reply[reply]
  54. Internazionale (talk · contribs)
  55. Itsasoa (talk · contribs) - Mainly Erie and Franklin Counties
  56. ItsDaBunnyYT (talk · contribs) 06:14:25, 20 May 2020 (UTC)  - Resident of Llanerch, Pennsylvania with interests in Delaware CountyReply[reply]
  57. James_xeno (talk · contribs)
  58. Jasontromm (talk · contribs)
  59. Jazatz2 (talk · contribs) - Lancaster, Central PA, Politics, History, Parks/Landmarks
  60. Jbs1985 (talk · contribs)
  61. Jln Dlphk (talk · contribs) - Northeastern PA, especially Wayne County
  62. jls211 (talk · contribs) - Central PA
  63. Jmpenzone (talk · contribs)
  64. Joefromrandb (talk · contribs)
  65. JohnnyAlbert10 (talk · contribs)
  66. jstuby (talk · contribs) - Bedford County and surrounding counties, geology statewide
  67. KatieBU (talk · contribs) - Anything, anywhere KatieBU (talk) 23:34, 10 August 2014 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  68. Keystone18 (talk · contribs) - Cities, towns, and things related to Pennsylvania
  69. landryoliver (talk · contribs)
  70. Leepaxton (talk · contribs) - Pittsburgh metropolitan area, Western Pennsylvania, and Allegheny County articles and photographs.
  71. Lemcke (talk · contribs) - Altoona and State College Pennsylvania.
  72. Lilipo25 (talk · contribs) - Union and Clinton Counties, colonial history
  73. Mareino (talk · contribs)
  74. Marksdaly (talk · contribs)
  75. Marphilly (talk · contribs)
  76. MED usgswrd (talk · contribs) -(MEDegnan) Geology & Hydrology in PA, & environmental concerns
  77. Michael pirrello (talk · contribs) - Montgomery/Bucks, watersheds, native plants, entomology, STCs/EACs
  78. Mjf3719 (talk · contribs) - Leesport and Greater Berks County
  79. Mr. Spencer Kinkelaar (talk) 01:08, 22 January 2014 (UTC) --South-East Area, Philly, some of the whole state.Reply[reply]
  80. Neagley (talk · contribs)
  81. Netmouse (talk · contribs) - Underground Railroad and Abolitionists, Biography, York County
  82. Newyorkadam (talk · contribs)
  83. Notyourbroom (talk · contribs)—Primarily things related to Western Pennsylvania. I'm active in contributing photographs to Commons.
  84. PAWiki (talk · contribs) - Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia areas.
  85. Peetlesnumber1 (talk · contribs) - Geography and Sports in Southeastern, PA.
  86. Penndyl (talk · contribs) - Central PA, history, state government, geography, Philly
  87. Pennsylvania Penguin (talk · contribs)
  88. Pier Snake (talk · contribs)
  89. Plm209 (talk · contribs)
  90. PonileExpress (talk · contribs)
  91. Public_Thing (talk · contribs)
  92. Ranger Ian (talk · contribs) - PA state parks, river awareness, SE PA, EACs, Environmental Issues
  93. RedShiftPA (talk · contribs)
  94. Ruhrfisch (talk · contribs)
  95. Runningmaster28 (talk · contribs)
  96. Rypcord (talk · contribs) - Hummelstown
  97. SageTDS (talk · contribs) - York County, politics at all levels
  98. Scott Mingus (talk · contribs), Pennsylvania Civil War articles
  99. ScouterSites (talk · contribs) - The Poconos
  100. Scu ba (talk · contribs) - Eastern PA, Lehigh Valley, Politics federal and statewide
  101. Sir_Joseph (talk · contribs)
  102. Skabat169 (talk · contribs)
  103. Slon02 (talk · contribs) - Politics and government
  104. snowman304 (talk · contribs) - Northwestern Pennsylvania
  105. Squamate (talk · contribs)
  106. Superken (talk · contribs) - Revolutionary History
  107. SusquehannaMan (talk · contribs) - Villages in south-central PA, rural bridges and mills.
  108. Technologysam (talk · contribs) - Pittsburgh area.
  109. TartarTorte (talk · contribs)
  110. Thebirdlover (talk · contribs) - Pennsylvania Politics.
  111. TheTaraStark (talk · contribs) - South-Central PA, Harrisburg, State Politics, Flags
  112. Thisisbossi (talk · contribs) - Small fixes, assessments, and larger mods to LanCo/Berks area.
  113. TJungli (talk · contribs) - Politics, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, general state articles
  114. Topshelver (talk · contribs) - History, politics, Chester County area
  115. Trey (talk · contribs) - Erie related pages
  116. Veg Mapper (talk · contribs) - Rivers, streams, natural heritage, botany, and population statistics
  117. UnkleFester (talk · contribs) - Pittsburgh, Architecture
  118. User1728 (talk · contribs)
  119. VerruckteDan (talk · contribs)
  120. Vishwin60 (talk · contribs)
  121. Vmanjr (talk · contribs) - Pittsburgh, Western Pennsylvania, history, general state articles
  122. WeirdWikiGuy (talk · contribs) 19:34:57, 15 January 2021 (UTC)  - Clinton & Lycoming CountiesReply[reply]
  123. Wildcat7176 (talk · contribs) - Delaware Valley
  124. wikipeep 494 (talk · contribs)
  125. Wrightchr (talk · contribs) - Harrisburg area
  126. Writerchic99 (talk · contribs)
  127. WTGDMan1986 (talk · contribs)
  128. Buzzweiser196 (talk · contribs) - western PA history and industry
  129. AWESOMEDUDE0614 (talk · contribs) - Eastern PA, Schools, History.
  130. TwerkingLlama (talk · contribs) - Pittsburgh, History

Former members[edit]

Thank you for your help! Please move your username back to the active list when you can participate again.

  1. Identity0x4d4444 (talk · contribs)- PA state, county, and city Demographics, Politics, and Economy statistics

WikiProject Philadelphia volunteers available to help[edit]

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

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Wikimedia Pennsylvania[edit]

Hello there!

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:

Thanks!

Tools[edit]

Main tool page: toolserver.org
  • Reflinks - Edits bare references - adds title/dates etc. to bare references
  • Checklinks - Edit and repair external links
  • Dab solver - Quickly resolve ambiguous links.
  • Peer reviewer - Provides hints and suggestion to improving articles.

External watchlist[edit]

This watchlist appears to be no longer active. 47thPennVols (talk) 23:49, 23 February 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]