Tag Archives: Congregational Church


Congregational Church

Church and Community History Intertwined Gazette Article by: George Brodsky Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 1995 Excerpted from: Remember, Rejoice, Renew The Winnetka Congregational Church 1874-1974 On August 18, 1874, a non-denominational body of 22 souls gathered to form the Winnetka Congregational Church. They rented the vacated one-room Unitarian Church at Cherry and Maple Streets. […]


“Q” is for Quincy Lamartine Dowd

Gazette Article by: Chris Fullerton Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 1999 Several years ago when the Minnesota Historical Society reopened its exhibit area, a unique approach was taken to interpret its history from “A to Z.” Various objects and topics were depicted by “letters,” and visitors moved through the gallery “alphabetically.” The editorial board of […]

Winnetka Way: Pete Henderson

Gazette Article by: Pete Henderson Appeared in the Gazette: Spring/Summer 2001 Winnetka Way articles are written by guest columnists who have been asked to share their memories of an aspect of Winnetka that they remember fondly. Winnetka Way articles debuted in 1994 and continue to the present. The Winnetka Congregational Church churchyard, down the Pine […]

The Origins of the Winnetka Community House

What to do with Boys? The Origins of the Winnetka Community House Gazette Article by: Nan Greenough Appeared in the Gazette: Spring 2012 Boys—and what to do with them—were a major Winnetka issue in the early 1900s. The question had dogged the Village for years, with no good solution. Regularly, articles in The Messenger (the […]