National Geographic : 1960 Aug
"Glory of the Snow," Spring Wild Flowers, Frame Stenton Philadelphia was only 17 years old when James Logan, secretary to William Penn, arrived to guide its destiny. Scholar and scien tist, statesman and jurist, farmer and merchant, Lo gan managed affairs in the colony for more than half a century. In 1728 he built this Georgian mansion as a country seat. Here he wel comed the Indians, who camped on the grounds and wandered at will through the house. Sold to the city in 1910 by Logan's descendants, Stenton today is maintained by the National Society of Colonial Dames. The gar den, following the original's plan, grows the kinds of flowers that Logan enjoyed. Gold brocade drapes the windows of a refurbished reception room in Stenton. Margot Hubbard, daughter of historian Cortlandt Van Dyke Hubbard, arranges a bouquet of chrysanthemums. KODACHROME(BELOW) AND HIGH SPEED EKTACHROME© N.G.S.