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Central Congregational Church, Bangor, Maine

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The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 19.3.2
Rating: Nothing
Address: 183 French Street
Location: Bangor, Maine 04401, USA
Lat/Lng: 44.80358, -68.76846
Tiffany 1910: Page 58
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Destroyed
Building date: 1902 [BDN1903A, CONG1903, ORG_NEW]
Architect: Frank A. Bourne [BDN1903A, CONG1903]
Comment: Building destroyed in the Great Fire of 30 Apr 1911 [NYT1911, ORG]
Congregation then joined with First Congregational Church to form All Souls Congregational Church with a new building on the First Congregational site [ORG]
Also of interest: Nine 1902 windows designed by Harry Goodhue and made by Horace J. Phipps Co. [BDN1903A, CONG1903]

Site Items

19.3.2.1: Johnson Memorial Window: Christ Washing Disciples Feet (1903) (Destroyed)
19.3.2.2: Dennett Memorial Window: Christ and Charity (1903) (Destroyed)
19.3.2.3: Jenkins Memorial Window: Baptism of Christ (1903) (Destroyed)

Item 19.3.2.1

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Destroyed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Johnson Memorial Window (Steinbach Memorial Window)
Theme: Christ Washing Disciples Feet [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 58
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BDN1902A, BDN1903A]
Designer:
Memorial details: Isaac Samuel Johnson (18 Mar 1821 - Sep 1900) [BDN1902A, BDN1903A, CONG1903, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his children, including his daughter Harriet Sargent Johnson Steinbach [BDN1902A, DEDUCED, WEB]
Date: Installed 4 Dec 1902 [BDN1902A]
In place when building dedicated 11 Jan 1903 [BDN1903A, CONG1903]
Inscription: "Jesus answered him, If I wash thee not thou hast no part with me." - John XIII: 8. "For even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister." - Mark X: 45. // In Memory of ISAAC SAMUEL JOHNSON, Deacon from 1870 to 1900, By His Children. [BDN1902A, DEDUCED]
Category: Christ; Disciples
Location: second window from front on north side of nave [BDN1903A, CONG1903]
After design: painting by Fra Angelico [CONG1903]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Steinbach Memorial Window, because Mrs. Steinbach was one of the donors and was likely the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 19.3.2.2

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Destroyed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Dennett Memorial Window
Theme: Christ and Charity [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
The Saviour and Mary [BDN1903B]
Tiffany 1910: Page 58
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BDN1903B]
Designer:
Memorial details: Mary Augusta Hyde Dennett [BDN1903B, DEDUCED]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled 12 Apr 1903 [BDN1903B]
Inscription:
Category: Christ; Charity
Location: vestibule [BDN1903B]

Item 19.3.2.3

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Destroyed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Jenkins Memorial Window
Theme: Baptism of Christ [BDN1902B, BDN1903A, CONG1903]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BDN1902B, BDN1903A]
Designer: Frederick Wilson [BDN1902B]
Memorial details: Charles Weston Jenkins (31 Jul 1805 - 26 Oct 1862) [BDN1902B, BDN1903A, CONG1903, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his son, Dr. Newell Sill Jenkins [BDN1902B, BDN1903A, CONG1903, FINDAGRAVE]
and grandsons including Herbert Jenkins Brown [BDN1902B, CONG1903, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed Dec 1902 [BDN1902B, DEDUCED]
In place when building dedicated 11 Jan 1903 [BDN1903A, CONG1903]
Lancets: 2 [BDN1902B]
Inscription: And he saw the spirt of God descending like a dove and lighting upon Him. Matt III:16 // Charles Weston Jenkins, 1805-1862. One of the founders of this church. Placed by his sons and grandsons. [BDN1902B, DEDUCED]
Category: Baptism
Location: east wall [BDN1902B]

References

BDN1902A: Bangor Daily News (5 Dec 1902, p. 2)
BDN1902B: Bangor Daily News (11 Dec 1902, p. 11)
BDN1903A: Bangor Daily News (10 Jan 1903, p. 7)
BDN1903B: Bangor Daily News (13 Apr 1903, p. 2)
CONG1903: The Congregationalist and Christian World (17 Jan 1903, p. 100)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
NYT1911: New York Times (2 May 1911, p. 2)
ORG: Organization
ORG_NEW: Organization that is new owner
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (6 Feb 1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1897: A List of Windows: And Extracts from Letters & Newspapers, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1897)
TIFF1910: A Partial List of Tiffany Windows, Tiffany Studios (1910)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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