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New York Times

New York, New York (Fourth Church).—Fourth Church of Christ, Scientist, Fort Washington Avenue and One Hundred and Eighty-fifth Street, was dedicated November 29, 1936, at three services, 11 a.m. and 4 and 8 p.m. The cost was $385,000 Christian Science churches are not dedicated until all debts are paid.

Fourth Church was founded in 1896 by two students of Mary Baker Eddy. The first services were held in a hall in West Eighty-second Street. In 1911 the congregation moved into the Riker Building, Broadway and Eighty-first Street. Services were held there until a plot was purchased at Fort Washington Avenue and One Hundred and Seventy-eighth Street, where a colonial style structure was started in 1914 and completed in 1918.

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