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First Church of Christ, Scientist
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
First Church of Christ, Scientist (Oconto, Wisconsin) is located in Wisconsin
Location: 423 Chicago St., at Main St., Oconto, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°53′25″N 87°52′41″W / 44.89028°N 87.87806°W / 44.89028; -87.87806Coordinates: 44°53′25″N 87°52′41″W / 44.89028°N 87.87806°W / 44.89028; -87.87806
Built/Founded: 1886
Architectural style(s): Gothic, Other
Governing body: Private (Christian Science Society, Oconto)
Added to NRHP: November 19, 1974[1]
NRHP Reference#: 74000111

First Church of Christ, Scientist, also known as First Christian Science Church Edifice, is a church building located at the corner of Chicago and Main streets in Oconto, Wisconsin. Built in 1886 of stone, weatherboard and brick in the Gothic Revival style, it was the first purpose-built Christian Science church edifice in the world.[2] It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1]

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Current use

The building is still used for Christian Science religious services, although First Church of Christ, Scientist, Oconto, is now Christian Science Society, Oconto.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. http://www.nr.nps.gov/.  
  2. ^ Wisconsin historical marker
  3. ^ The Christian Science Journal, February 2007, p.116,

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