Wikipedia:WikiProject Pennsylvania

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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



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U.S. Department of Agriculture ([11]) P.D. {{PD-USGov-USDA}}

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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:



Main tool page:
  • 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.

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