First Church of Christ, Scientist

Contributors:
Joseph F. Leitner, architect
Dates:

1907

Location:
Wilmington, New Hanover County
Street Address:

17th St. and Market St., Wilmington, NC

Status:

No longer standing

Type:

Religious

Images Puslished In:

Susan Taylor Block, Cape Fear Lost (1999).
Beverly Tetterton, Wilmington: Lost But Not Forgotten (2005).

Note:

The Wilmington Star, April 27, 1907, described it as a “Colonial style” church seating 200. Mary Bridgers, developer of the Carolina Heights suburb, was a Christian Scientist. The small temple-form building was sold to a Baptist congregation in the 1920s and burned in 1952.