Lead in Lawrence County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Glover House
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Industry & Commerce • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1899.
Location. 44° 21.014′ N, 103° 46.482′ W. Marker is in Lead, South Dakota, in Lawrence County. Marker is on Glendale Drive west of Main Street (CanAm Highway) (U.S. 85), on the right when traveling east. Marker is located beside Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 Glendale Drive, Lead SD 57754, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. City Hall and Masonic Temple (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Christ Episcopal Church and Grier Statue (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Johnston Grier (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dakota Rebekah Lodge (approx. 0.3 miles away); United States Post Office (approx. 0.4 miles away); Compressed Air Locomotive #9 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Overshot Mucker (approx. 0.4 miles away); Spargo Hoist & Sinking Bucket (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lead.
More about this marker. Marker is a large composite plaque, mounted horizontally on a waist-high post.
Regarding The Glover House. Included within the Lead Historic District, National Register of Historic Places (1974)
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1. The Glover House. The Glover House, located near the top of Lead’s Main Street, was the home of George W. Glover for many years. It had been built for him by his mother Mary Baker Eddy, founder of the Christian Science Church. Mr. Glover, who had mining interests in the area, had originally filed on this land in 1888 and his mother presented this red brick house to him on Christmas, 1899. (Submitted on August 11, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Lead's Glover House among grant recipients(Submitted on August 11, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
3. The life of Mary Baker Eddy. Mary Baker Eddy (1821-1910) was an influential American author, teacher, and religious leader, noted for her groundbreaking ideas about spirituality and health, which she named Christian Science. She articulated those ideas in her major work, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, first published in 1875. Four years later she founded the Church of Christ, Scientist, which today has branch churches and societies around the world. In 1908 she launched The Christian Science Monitor, a leading international (Submitted on September 23, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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