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Walnut Creek in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

First Church of Christ, Scientist

1345 Locust St.

 

1924

 
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By Barry Swackhamer, April 15, 2016
1. First Church of Christ, Scientist Marker
Inscription. Local Christian Scientists first organized in Walnut Creek in 1913, meeting each Sunday at the Masonic Temple. Church members built their own church on Locust Street in 1924 and building a larger church on the same site in 1949. The church moved to Eckley Lane in 1968.
 
Erected by Walnut Creek Historical Society. (Marker Number 175.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk marker series.
 
Location. 37° 53.893′ N, 122° 3.701′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Locust Street near Cypress Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1352 Locust Street, Walnut Creek CA 94596, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walnut Creek Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Masonic Temple (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dole House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Funeral Home (about 300 feet away); First National Bank
First Church of Christ, Scientist Marker (detail) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
2. First Church of Christ, Scientist Marker (detail)
(about 400 feet away); Rogers Hotel (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Dole House (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Walnut Creek.
 
More about this marker. The site this marker refers to is across the street.

This marker is a part of the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
First Church of Christ, Scientist Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 15, 2016
3. First Church of Christ, Scientist Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 104 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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