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- Antique Home Resource
- Berwyn Bungalow Walk
- Berwyn Historic Preservation Commission
- Berwyn Informer
- Berwyn Public Library
- Berwyn's Historic Preservation Commission
- Bungalow Love on Berwyntalk
- Chicago Bungalow Initiative
- City of Homes – Berwyn Bungalow Preservation Initiative
- House History Research
- Route 66 in Berwyn
- Sears Mail Order Homes
- What style is my Bungalow?
- What style is my Home?
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We encourage you to donate but would also be happy to add your images digitally to the gallery so you can keep the originals.
Join the Berwyn Historical Society for our 10th annual bungalow tour, Bungalows and More, on Sunday September 25, 2016, from noon to 5:00 pm. In celebration of the 10th anniversary of this event, the tour will feature a selection of houses deemed “crowd favorites.” See how older houses have been preserved and adapted for modern […]
The Community Cultural Coalition will be hosting its first annual networking event, “Building a Better Board for Your Organization”, on March 10th, 2016 at Bodhi Thai, 6211 W. Roosevelt Rd.in Berwyn. The following sponsoring organizations will be ready to chat about how they are working to make our communities better and how you can take […]
Dear Friends, You are invited to attend the Annual Meeting of the Membership of the Berwyn Historical Society, to be held Sunday, November 8, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., at the home of the BHS, 1401 Grove Avenue in Berwyn. The program will include an illustrated presentation by Doug Deuchler, author and compiler of the Berwyn […]
The Berwyn Historical Society is asking you to volunteer as a docent (tour guide) for our 9th annual bungalow tour, Bungalows and More. The tour takes place on Sunday, September 27, 2015, from 11:30 AM until 5:00 pm. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year, it’s an important image building event for Berwyn, AND […]
The Berwyn Park District presents: The Berwyn Historical Society’s 25th Annual Antiques and Collectible 9am – 3pm Liberty Cultural Center 6445 27th Pl, Berwyn, Illinois 60402 The sale features the wares of many area vendors, including glassware, porcelain, pottery, coins, vintage books and clothing, toys, jewelry, figurines, Christmas ornaments, linens, small furniture, and more. According […]
Image source: David Wilson Sunday, February 15th, starting at 2:00pm. FREE event, open to the public. David A. Wilson works for the Chicago Transit Authority and will present an illustrated program on the history of the West Towns streetcar system that ran through Berwyn until 1948. He will outline where the streetcars operated, who rode them, […]
You are invited to attend a complimentary presentation about the Hawthorn Works and the Annual Meeting of the Berwyn Historical Society. Sunday, Nov. 9th, 2:00-4:00 p.m., to be held at the BHS building at 1401 Grove Avenue.Berwyn Historical Society Annual Meeting, Featured Presentation: Dennis Schlagheck and Catherine Lantz, Authors of Hawthorne Works We have fascinating […]
We are please to announce the winners of the Berwyn Historical Society Progressive Raffle. Diana Smith had the winning ticket #306 for the iPad raffle. She is a Chicago resident but frequently visits Berwyn. She attends various events held by the BHS, including the Annual Antiques and Collectibles Sale and the Historic Berwyn’s Bungalow Tour […]
Come to our 24th Annual Antique and Collectible Sale Saturday, April 26th 9am- 3pm Liberty Cultural Center 6445 W. 27th Place, Berwyn, Illinois 60402 All event proceeds to benefit the Berwyn Historical Society, NFP Over 20 vendors, Raffles, bake sale, beverages, hotdogs and snacks, BHS merchandise and informational booth.
Join the Berwyn Historical Society and The Twisted Easel, a Berwyn owned mobile art studio, as we transform the BHS building into an art studio with a fun and relaxing atmosphere. Saturday January 25th, 2014 3-5pm Location: Berwyn Historical Society 1401 Grove Ave Berwyn, IL 60402 There is zero artistic experience required. The Twisted Easel […]