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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?
Do you have any Berwyn history to share?
Please help us grow the collection and share your stories, images and objects.
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 […]
Join us for our 26th year of the Antiques and Collectible Sale. At the Liberty Cultural Center 6445 27th Place, Berwyn Admission: $3.00 (This is one of our 2 annual fundraisers, all proceeds to support the BHS) Raffle, Bake Sale, Treats and Vendors More details to come
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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 […]
Congratulations to our new officers for 2016: President – Kristine Dillon Vice-President – David Olson Treasurer – Ana Rios Secretary – Sabine Krauss
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 […]
As we are setting up our archive and exhibit space we have some items we cannot fit into our space at 1401 Grove. We are looking to sell and raise additional funds: First up – 5 display cases. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a showing.
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 […]
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 […]