|Year||Zion Congregation||B'nai Abraham Congregation||America||World|
June: Public meetings to establish Zion Congregation of West Chicago.
Sept 30: First service held in a Baptist Church on the west side. Later purchased house on Desplaines St. between MadisonSt. and Washington Blvd.
|President Lincoln is running for re-election. The civil war is in its 3rd year.|
|1865||End of Civil War|
erected a new building at the corner of Sangamon and Jackson streets
This house of worship located on Halsted and 14th Street was formed by a few Jews of the Southwest side of Chicago. Third congregation to adopt Reform Judaism.
|1871||Great Chicago Fire|
built Temple at Ogden Avenue and Washington Boulevard
Congregation’s Trustees at the Temple at Wright and Johnson Streets to rent pews
New building at Marshfield Avenue and Twelfth Street
|July 28 - Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia, the start of WWI|
|1918||Purchased lot at Washington and Karlov|
US Congress approves the 19th Amendment for women's suffrage and sends it to the U.S. states for ratification
|June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles officially ends WWI|