Arboretum, Botanical Garden, History, Park, Science, University
Widener University has acquired the Taylor Memorial Arboretum, a 30-acre reserve of plantings and natural lands located about a mile north of the university in Nether Providence Township. The arboretum will remain free and open to the public while providing the university with greatly expanded opportunities for research and hands-on learning in the environmental and biological sciences and science education.
History, Historic House
The Thomas Leiper Estate is a Registered Historic Place in Nether Providence Township, Pennsylvania. Built by Thomas Leiper around 1785, the estate was named Strath Haven after Leiper's birth place in Strathaven, Scotland.
The Friends of the Leiper House offers weekend guided tours of the house from April through December.