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  • Berwyn has lost a true icon. Bert Hicks passed away

    Berwyn has lost a true icon. Bert Hicks passed away

    Berwyn has lost a true icon. Bert Hicks passed away Thursday, November 17, 2011, peacefully, in the late morning hours. Bert Hicks was in his late 90’s and formerly owned Hicks Hardware Store at 6805 Stanley, in Berwyn. He lived much of his life in Berwyn and knew Berwyn’s history through and through. There will […]

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  • Remember us in your annual giving campaigns at work

    Remember us in your annual giving campaigns at work

    The Berwyn Historical Society would like to remind  you to remember us in your annual giving campaigns at work.  Many companies have an enrollment period in the fall where a donation may automatically be made to a non-profit.  The BHS would like you to consider us for a donation. As you may know, we have […]

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  • Plymouth Place guided bus tour provided by BHS.

    Plymouth Place guided bus tour provided by BHS.

    On Wed., Sept. 28, David Olson, BHS Pres., and Kristine Dillon, Vice Pres., hosted about 30 residents and staff members of Plymouth Place in LaGrange Park, on a bus tour past Berwyn bungalows. The 45-minute tour featured bungalows on Riverside Drive, Maple Ave, and Home Avenue, as well as four of the Berwyn properties on […]

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