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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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  • Berwyn-born Opera Star to sing title role at Lyric Opera

    Berwyn-born Opera Star to sing title role at Lyric Opera

    The BHS is coordinating the opportunity to hear and possibly meet Sondra Radvanovsky, internationally-renowned opera star who was born and lived in Berwyn during her childhood. She will be singing the lead role in Donizetti’s Anna Bolena at the Lyric Opera, in eight performances from Dec 6 to Jan 16. BHS President David Olson has […]

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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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  • In Loving Memory of Our Dear Friend Doris Remp

    In Loving Memory of Our Dear Friend Doris Remp

    I am sad to share this news with our membership but the BHS has had to part with yet another dear friend. Doris Remp was a long time board member of the Berwyn Historical Society. She died Tuesday, July 22, 2014. For those of you who never had the pleasure of meeting or knowing Doris, […]

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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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  • 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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  • Walk – Run – Recycle

    Walk – Run – Recycle

    David Olson, President of the Berwyn Historical Society, participated in the 5K for Earth Day “Walk – Run – Recycle” event at Humboldt Park , sponsored by Green Choice Bank on April 27. The BHS has its checking account and mortgage through Green Choice, which supports many “green” initiatives. Participating on the day before his […]

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  • Priming Party on February 17, 2013

    Priming Party on February 17, 2013

    We had 14 volunteers help to prep and prime our new building at 1401 Grove. Here is a short video of the building walk through, showing everyone hard at work. You can view additional photos from this volunteer event in our Facebook album by clicking here.

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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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