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Front Oblique, First Church of Christ, Scientist

First Church of Christ, Scientist (New Bern, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Front Oblique, First Church of Christ, Scientist
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Church buildings
Columns
Facades
Gables
Porches
Porticoes
Religious buildings
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
ncar_N_71_1_662
Photographer:
Vaughn, T. more info on Vaughn, T. 
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Craven County (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Beaux Arts to Modernism

Source information

Repository:
State Archives of North Carolina
Collection:
Division of Archives and History Photograph Collection (State Archives of North Carolina Collection 4.1) held by State Archives of North Carolina
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from the North Carolina State Archives.
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building: First Church of Christ, Scientist (New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Simpson, Herbert W. (Herbert Woodley), 1870-1945 
Built:
Street:
406 Middle Street
Community:
New Bern
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
28560
Provenance note:
Built for the Christian Scientist congregation in New Bern that was established in 1894.
Architectural note:
The building is a single-story, gable-fronted building with an Ionic portico, a front Venetian window, and arched windows along the side.
Historical note:
Mary Baker Eddy, the founder of Christian Science, contributed $3,000 towards the construction and gave the cornerstone.
Location:
New Bern (N.C.)
Subjects:
Auditoriums
Christian Scientists
Church buildings
Columns, Ionic
Cornerstones
Facades
Gables
Historic buildings
Libraries
Palladian windows
Porticoes
Religious buildings
Latitude, Longitude:
35.1086047495, -77.0392870903