History

  • Honoring Berwyn Veteran Don Pechous

    Honoring Berwyn Veteran Don Pechous

    Don Pechous, a former resident of Berwyn, is a resident at the Quincy  Veterans’ Home and has been a longtime friend and supporter of the BHS.  This short 30-second video honored Don on a Quincy TV station in May of  this year. As we prepare to honor all Veterans on Veterans Day, Nov. 11,  we […]

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  • Newspaper Digitizing Project Overview

    Newspaper Digitizing Project Overview

    This page is a sample page of a project which the BHS will be undertaking this spring. You may not know, but we hold a collection of newspapers dating from 1910 through the late 60’s. Some of them have been microfilmed. Our project will convert the microfilm to digital images, and then use Optical Character […]

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  • In Loving Memory of Our Dear Friend Gail Lofgren

    In Loving Memory of Our Dear Friend Gail Lofgren

    Our dear friend and former BHS board member died Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Gail was battling cancer. To say it is a loss seems almost an understatement. For anyone who had the pleasure of knowing Gail, they would tell you she was a delightful woman, an especially sweet person, a real gem. I met Gail […]

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