Adam P. Leighton House

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Adam P. Leighton House
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Adam P. Leighton House
Adam P. Leighton House is located in Maine
Adam P. Leighton House
Location 261 Western Promenade, Portland, Maine
Coordinates 43°39′4″N 70°16′34″W / 43.65111°N 70.27611°W / 43.65111; -70.27611Coordinates: 43°39′4″N 70°16′34″W / 43.65111°N 70.27611°W / 43.65111; -70.27611
Area 0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built 1902-03[2]
Architect Frederick B. Thompson
Architectural style Colonial Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 82000746[1]
Added to NRHP September 29, 1982

Adam P. Leighton House is an historic house in Portland, Maine. Located in the Portland's West End, it was built in 1902-03 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[3] It was the home Adam P. Leighton, who was "considered the father of the American postcard industry"[2] and served as the Mayor of Portland from 1908-09.

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