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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.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
It was a great event. A big thank you to everyone that came out to Autre Monde for our first fundraiser. Click here to see some of the event images on Facebook (You don’t need an account to see this album, just follow the link).