Generals Washington and Howe headquartered at Stenton before the Battle of Germantown.
After James Logan (1674-1751) met and accompanied Pennsylvania founder William Penn to America in 1699, he built the mansion by 1730 and named it after his father’s birthplace in Scotland. Logan was a renowned politician, merchant, justice, scientist and scholar.
Generals George Washington and William Howe headquartered at Stenton before the Battle of Germantown.
The barn, built in 1787 by James Logan’s grandson George Logan, has a remarkable collection of pre-industrial agricultural tools.
Children can examine the agricultural tools in the barn and other goodies in the mansion, outbuildings and on the grounds.