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Leighton House
71 West Tioga Street 1853
Constructed as a home for George and Phebe Leighton, one room of this house was used as a private school. The Leightons' son, James, added the north wing of the house in 1885. Henry Metcalf bought the house in 1914 for his daughter and her husband, Walter Tewksbury. Tewksbury was a dentist and winner of five medals in track and field at the 1900 Summer Olympics, where he represented the University of Pennsylvania. The house remained in the Tewksbury family into the 1980s.
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