Events

  • 25th Annual Antiques and Collectible Sale

    25th Annual Antiques and Collectible Sale

    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 […]

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  • History of the West Towns Streetcar System

    History of the West Towns Streetcar System

    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, […]

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  • Hawthorn Works Presentation and the 2014 Annual Meeting

    Hawthorn Works Presentation and the 2014 Annual Meeting

    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 […]

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  • iPad and iPad Mini Raffle Winners Announced

    iPad and iPad Mini Raffle Winners Announced

    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 […]

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  • 2014 Antique Sale – Saturday April 26th

    2014 Antique Sale – Saturday April 26th

    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.

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  • Create Your Own Masterpiece!

    Create Your Own Masterpiece!

    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 […]

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  • Annual Meeting – Sunday, November 17, 2013

    Annual Meeting – Sunday, November 17, 2013

    Please join the BHS for the Annual Meeting Sunday, November 17th, 2013 2pm – 4pm 1401 Grove Avenue, Berwyn IL 60402 Matt Schademann and Justin Wier have been nominated to be re-elected to the 2014 Board of Directors. Light Refreshments will be Served

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  • Historic Berwyn’s Bungalow Tour 2013

    Historic Berwyn’s Bungalow Tour 2013

    Join the Berwyn Historical Society for our 7th annual bungalow tour, Bungalows and More, on Sunday September 29, 2013, from noon to 5:00 pm. A select group of Berwyn homes along Riverside Drive will be open to tour goers for this one day event. Docents will share the history of each house on the tour […]

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  • The Hinsdale Historical Society Lecture

    The Hinsdale Historical Society Lecture

    We received the following invitation for a lecture at the Hinsdale Historical Society. Your are invited to the Hinsdale Historical Society’s second lecture of the year, presented by Gregory Ruth.  This lecture about Chicagoland Horticulture and Floriculture explores regional trends in horticulture as well as a look at our local community. The lecture will be held on Thursday, March 21, at […]

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  • Annual Meeting 2012

    Annual Meeting 2012

    You are invited to attend the Annual Meeting of the Berwyn Historical Society on Saturday, December 1, 1:00-5:00 p.m., to be held at the our new building at 1401 Grove. We will present information on our new BHS building which will help create new opportunities for education and interpretation of Berwyn’s history. We will also […]

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