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Mary Baker Eddy

Mary Baker Eddy (1821-1910)

Route 9
Concord, NH

Marker Number: 105
Name and date established: Concord 1976

Description: While living at her "Pleasant View" home (1892 to 1908) once on this site, Mrs. Eddy founded the First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Mass., headquarters of the Christian Science movement. From "Pleasant View," some six miles from her birthplace in Bow, she guided its worldwide activities and gained fame as a religious leader and writer. The buildings erected on this site in 1927 served as a home for retired Christian Science practitioners and nurses until 1975. The former Christian Science home, known as Pleasant View Home, was listed on the National Register in 1984.

Location: Located in front of the former Christian Science home on the south side of Pleasant Street (Route 9) west of downtown Concord.