Fourth Presbyterian Church

Street Address: 
Chestnut St. and Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL

Michigan Avenue and Chestnut. The Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago was founded in February 1871 when the congregations of Westminster Presbyterian Church and North Presbyterian Church merged. On October 8 of that same year, the great Chicago fire destroyed Fourth Church's first worship space the very night the young congregation dedicated it new home!" -from website. In 1874, they reopened on Rush and Superior (NW corner); in 1914, they returned to Chestnut and Michigan, where it still stands today.

Roll of Members and Adherents, 1896. Chicago: Fourth Presbyterian Church, 1896. Call No. D28962.164.

Scroggs, Marilee Munger. A Light in the City: The Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago. Chicago: Fourth Presbyterian Church, 1990. Call No. BX9211.C4 S27 1990.

Membership records available on microfilm from the Family History Library: FHL #914074 Item 6
Session minutes, 1892-1900

Parish web site.



1871 - 9999

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