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St. Patrick's Church

 
 
St. Patrick's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 16, 2016
1. St. Patrick's Church Marker
Inscription.
This property has been
placed on the the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of Interior

St. Patrick's Church
constructed during the period 1852 to 1856 St. Patrick's is the oldest church building in Chicago and one of the few buildings which survived the great fire of 1871.
On March 10, 1964, The Chicago City Council in session designated this building as an Historical Landmark
City of Chicago
Richard J. Dailey, Mayor.

 
Location. 41° 52.762′ N, 87° 38.655′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is at the intersection of West Adams Street and Des Plaines Street, on the right when traveling north on West Adams Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 West Adams Street, Chicago IL 60661, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the Haymarket Tragedy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chicago & North Western Railway Powerhouse (approx. half a mile away); Jane Addams' Hull House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jane Addams' Hull-House and Dining Hall
Three Markers at St. Patrick's Church image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 16, 2016
2. Three Markers at St. Patrick's Church
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of the Sauganash Hotel/Wigwam (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Post Office (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wacker Drive (approx. 0.6 miles away); Continental and Commercial Bank Building (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
 
Also see . . .  Old St. Patrick's. Church History. (Submitted on November 19, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
St. Patrick's image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 16, 2016
3. St. Patrick's
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By Allen C. Browne, November 16, 2016
4. St. Patrick's
Oldest Church in Chicago
Erected
1856
Rt. Rev. Anthony O'Regan D.D.
Archbishop
Rt. Rev. Dennis Dunne, D.D. Pastor
Renovated
1912
Rev. William J. McNamee, Pastor
1933
Rev. Thomas J. Hayes, Pastor
1946
Rev. Richard F. Wolfe, Pastor
1954
Rev. Thomas P. Byrne, Pastor
1960
Rev. Stephen J. O'Donnell, Pastor
His Eminence
Albert Cardinal Meyer
Archbishop of Chicago
St. Patrick's Church image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 16, 2016
5. St. Patrick's Church
St. Patrick's Church image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 16, 2016
6. St. Patrick's Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 19, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 19, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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