Leitch House

Leitch House (HMPWI)

Location: Madison, WI 53703 Dane County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 5.036', W 89° 22.75'

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1857-58

The buff-colored sandstone for this Gothic Revival house was quarried in Westport, barged across Lake Mendota, and cut on the building site. The exterior of the structure is characterized by high peaked gables, decorative barge boards, spiked finials, and a central cupola. William T. Leitch, a New York clothier, commissioned the house before coming to Madison in 1858. He served three terms as mayor beginning in 1862.
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HM NumberHMPWI
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Madison Landmarks Commission series
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Marker Number19
Year Placed1972
Placed ByThe Madison Landmarks Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 3:43am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 306338 N 4772882
Decimal Degrees43.08393333, -89.37916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 5.036', W 89° 22.75'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 5' 2.16" N, 89° 22' 45.00" W
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Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 498 N Livingston St, Madison WI 53703, US
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