Religion

Book of Mormon - Paper
Book of Mormon - Paper
This artifact is a copy of the "Book of Mormon."
Button - Metal
Button - Metal
This artifact is a red button with black text, and a church drawing. The text reads: "The First Congregational Church - Corona, CA - 1887-1987.
Christmas Ornament - Plaster
Christmas Ornament - Plaster
This artifact is a Christmas ornament from the First Congregational Church.
Christmas Ornament - Plaster
Christmas Ornament - Plaster
This artifact is a Christmas Ornament. It is from the First Baptist Church. It is circled by tree limbs. CONDITION: The stand was broken but was glued back together.
Model Church - Wood
Model Church - Wood
This artifact is a wood outline model of the original First Baptist Church. On the back side of the model is the following historical information. "The First Baptist Church - Corona, California - Original Church - This wood frame First Baptist Church of South Riverside was built in 1894-95 at a cost of $4000 including furnishings. The first worship service was held on February 17, 1895. It was destroyed by fire on January 24, 1937."
Model Church - Wood
Model Church - Wood
This artifact is a wood outline model of the First Baptist Church extension. On the back of the model is the following historical information. "The First Baptist Church - Corona, California - Meetinghouse - The First Baptist Church Meetinghouse of Corona, California is a commercial building remodeled to be a multi-purpose house of worship. The church bought the property in 1974 and rented it until ready to remodel and furnish it. The first worship service was Thanksgiving Day 1981."
Model Church - Wood
Model Church - Wood
This artifact is a wood outline model of the present First Baptist Church. On the back of this model is the following historical information. "The First Baptist Chruch - Corona, California - Chapel - The First Baptist Church 'Chapel' of Corona, California was erected on the original site at Eighth and Main, Corona, in 1937-38. It is Colonial Revival in style and built of reinforced concrete. It was originally terra cotta in color with off-white trim"
Plate - Ceramic
Plate - Ceramic
This artifact is a commemorative plate. It features the Methodist Church.
Plate - Ceramic
Plate - Ceramic
This artifact is a cream colored, gold rimmed plate with a drawing of a church in the center. Donor' s Remarks: As given by Mrs. George Wilcox for the church.
Plate - China
Plate - China
This artifact is a commerative plate. It has the picture of the "First Congregational Church - 1887 - 809 Romona - 1987 - Corona, California." On the back of the plate is the history of the church and a list of the pastors from 1887-1982.
Plate - China plate with gold trim
Plate - China plate with gold trim
This artifact is a commemorative plate showing a pictures of St. Edwards "Field Stone" church which was build in 1919 and razed in 1951. Donor's Remarks: St. Edwards Memorial Plate presented to the Library Baord of Trustees from the Boy Scouts of Troop 121 on April 10, 1973, for the Library's local history collection.