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Oconto in Oconto County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First Church of Christ, Scientist
Oconto, Wisconsin
 
First Church of Christ, Scientist Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Keith L, September 17, 2008
1. First Church of Christ, Scientist Marker
 
Inscription. This church was organized June 10, 1886. The first service was held here October 31 of the same year. Seven years earlier Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, had founded the Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts. Services were held elsewhere in the United States before this church was built, but it is the first edifice erected solely for this purpose. It was dedicated in February, 1887.
 
Erected 1955 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 25.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 44° 53.397′ N, 87° 52.655′ W. Marker is in Oconto, Wisconsin, in Oconto County. Marker is at the intersection of Chicago Street and Main Street, on the left when traveling east on Chicago Street. Click for map. Marker is at the south side of the church along Chicago Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 423 Chicago Street, Oconto WI 54153, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mission of St. Francois Xavier (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nicholas Perrot (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stanley Toy Company (approx. 0.7 miles away); Old Copper Culture Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Latitude 45 N (approx. 7.7 miles away); Peshtigo Fire Cemetery (approx. 13 miles away); In Memoriam (approx. 13 miles away); Lena Road Schoolhouse (approx. 13.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oconto.
 
Marker and First Church of Christ, Scientist Photo, Click for full size
By Keith L, September 17, 2008
2. Marker and First Church of Christ, Scientist
National Register of Historic Places, Building #74000111
 

 
Also see . . .  Historic Oconto County Churches. (Submitted on October 31, 2008.)
 
Additional keywords. First Christian Science Church Edifice
 
First Church of Christ and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bob (peach) Weber, July 7, 2012
3. First Church of Christ and Marker
 
 
Secondary Marker on side of church Photo, Click for full size
By Bob (peach) Weber, July 7, 2012
4. Secondary Marker on side of church
 
 
First Church of Christ Photo, Click for full size
By Bob (peach) Weber, July 7, 2012
5. First Church of Christ
 
 
First Church of Christ, Scientist Photo, Click for full size
By Melinda Roberts, August 7, 2012
6. First Church of Christ, Scientist
Church was in the process of being repainted.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 621 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   3, 4, 5. submitted on July 8, 2012, by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott, Arizona.   6. submitted on August 7, 2012, by Melinda Roberts of De Pere, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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