Directions

 

First Presbyterian Church/ Springfield IL

We are located on the corner of East Capitol Avenue and South Seventh Street, across from the main city library. We are two blocks northwest of the Lincoln Home National Historic Site. 

The main entrance for Sundays and special events is through two arched red doors on Seventh Street, and from the ramped entrance by the garden on Seventh Street. The church business office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Ring bell at the portico-covered door, which is accessed from the parking lot directly behind the church.

 

Driving Directions From the South —
 From Interstate I-55, heading north: 1. Take the 6TH ST EXIT 92A-B (Left Exit) and merge directly onto 6TH ST. 2. Proceed 3.9 miles on 6TH ST to CAPITOL AVE. (As a landmark, count four blocks beyond the Cathedral on Lawrence Avenue to Capitol Avenue.) 3. The parking garage entrance is on 6TH — near the end of the block, just before CAPITOL AVE. 4. Or — from 6 TH ST — Turn RIGHT onto CAPITOL AVE. 5. The church parking lot will be immediately on your left. 
 
From the North — 
From Interstate I-55, heading south: 1. EXIT 98B onto IL-97 W / CLEAR LAKE AVENUE. (Note — after approximately 1 3/4 miles Clear Lake Ave. becomes Jefferson Street.) 2. Travel a total of 2.2 miles from the exit to 7TH ST. 3. Turn LEFT onto 7TH ST. (As a landmark, this will be just before the skywalk of the yellow marble building of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.) 4. Travel 0.2 miles; the church will be on your right, the church parking lot is also on the right — behind the church. 
 
From the East —
From Interstate I-72 heading west: 1. Follow IL 97 WEST / SPRINGFIELD signs and historical sites signs. 2. Continue traveling straight (beyond exit 103A): The road will become IL-97 W / CLEAR LAKE AVENUE. 2. Travel a total of 2.5 miles on CLEARLAKE to 7TH ST. (Note — after approximately 1 3/4 miles Clear Lake Ave. becomes Jefferson Street.) 3. Turn LEFT onto 7TH ST. (As a landmark, this will be just before the skywalk of the yellow marble building of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.) 4. Travel 0.2 miles; the church will be on your right, the church parking lot is also on the right — behind the church.
 
From the Southeast — 

From IL-29 heading north: 1. Turn RIGHT at the first traffic light in Springfield onto S DIRKSEN PKWY / IL-29 N. 2. Travel 0.9 miles to IL-29 N (left jog) 3.Turn LEFT onto IL-29 N / IL-97 W / CLEAR LAKE AVE. (Note — after approximately 1 3/4 miles Clear Lake Ave. becomes Jefferson Street.) 4. Travel a total of 2.2 miles from the exit to 7TH ST. 5. Turn LEFT onto 7TH ST. (As a landmark, this will be just before the skywalk of the yellow marble building of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.) 6. Travel 0.2 miles; the church will be on your right, the church parking lot is also on the right — behind the church. 

From the West —
From Interstate I-72 E / US-36 E : 1. EXIT 97B onto 6TH ST / BUSINESS 55 NORTH (Right Exit) and merge directly onto 6TH ST. 2. Travel 3.9 miles on 6TH ST to CAPITOL AVE. (As a landmark, count four blocks beyond the Cathedral on Lawrence Avenue to Capitol Avenue.) 3. The parking garage entrance is on 6TH — near the end of the block, just before CAPITOL AVE. 4. — or from 6TH ST — Turn RIGHT onto CAPITOL AVE. 5. The church parking lot will be immediately on your left.