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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 image. 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. Marker is at the south side of the church along Chicago Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 423 Chicago Street, Oconto WI 54153, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Farnsworth Public Library (approx. mile
Marker and First Church of Christ, Scientist image. 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
away); Mission of St. Francois Xavier (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nicholas Perrot (approx. 0.4 miles away); Oconto County Veteran's Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); George Beyer Home (approx. 0.7 miles away); Stanley Toy Company (approx. 0.7 miles away); Oconto Site (approx. 0.9 miles away); Old Copper Culture Cemetery (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oconto.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Oconto County Churches. (Submitted on October 31, 2008.)
 
Additional keywords. First Christian Science Church Edifice
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
First Church of Christ and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bob (peach) Weber, July 7, 2012
3. First Church of Christ and Marker
Secondary Marker on side of church image. Click for full size.
By Bob (peach) Weber, July 7, 2012
4. Secondary Marker on side of church
First Church of Christ image. Click for full size.
By Bob (peach) Weber, July 7, 2012
5. First Church of Christ
First Church of Christ, Scientist image. Click for full size.
By Melinda Roberts, August 7, 2012
6. First Church of Christ, Scientist
Church was in the process of being repainted.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 938 times since then and 3 times this year. 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 Valley, 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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