Explore the gardens in historic Stenton

Cedarbrook-Stenton is a neighborhood north of Philadelphia's downtown district. Residents commuting to work in the heart of the city can hop on a train, which has a stop just south of the neighborhood's border, or take Highway 309. 

This mostly residential area is quiet and affordable. Arcadia University is located north of Cedarbrook-Stenton, but the school's baseball field is right in the neighborhood. The team plays all of their home games at Erny Field. Residents, baseball fans and college students come out to support the team.

The Simmons Recreational Facility and Dorothy Emanuel Playground offer residents both outdoor and indoor activities. Kids climb the playground while their parents picnic beneath shady trees. The recreation facility has an ice rink, two basketball courts, two sports fields, four baseball fields and seven tennis courts.

The historical Stenton residence, named for Stenton Avenue, is located in the Cedarbrook-Stenton neighborhood. James Logan built his Georgian-style home between 1723 and 1730 after moving to Philadelphia with William Penn. Logan acted as Penn's secretary and the family's representative for many years. The Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania manages the property, taking visitors on a trip through Colonial America. Schedule a tour or take a look at the beautiful landscaping on this 3-acre property.