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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?
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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.
Randy Jacklin of Jack’s Rentals in Berwyn is the winner of the iPad 3 with ticket number 310. Thank you to everyone who participated and supported the BHS!
Sunday, April, 29, 2012 9am to 3pm New Location: Liberty Center, 6445 W. 27th Place, Berwyn 60402 Event highlights: – Many dealers featuring antiques and collectibles – Traditional raffle with a variety of gift baskets – $1 per ticket or $5 for 6 – Progressive raffle for an iPad3 (you could win an iPad3 for […]
It’s fund-raising time again! The Berwyn Historical Society (BHS) is holding its 22nd Annual Antique & Collectible Sale and Raffle. Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00 The show will take place on Sunday, April 29th, 2011, at the Liberty Center, 6445 W. 27th Place, Berwyn, Illinois. The show will run from 9:00 am […]
Dear BHS Members and Supporters: As you may know, we are in the process of renovating a building at 1401 Grove Ave, to be the new headquarters for the Berwyn Historical Society. We have requested that the City of Berwyn include a line item of $5000 in the City’s 2012 budget to subsidize our work. […]
The BHS would like to build a list of potential future board members. If you are interested please email us (at firstname.lastname@example.org) a short biography along with a brief letter why you would be interest in serving on the board. Below are a few items we feel are important for a new board member. To […]
It’s that time of year when, as if to overcome the early darkness, magnificent displays of colored lights pop up all over town. Berwyn becomes a magical place as people share their vision of beauty and meaning with others. It’s a good time to remember how we have been blessed in our community. The Berwyn […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Listen to the 2011 Radio Ad sponsored by the WhyBerwyn.com campaign: Bungalows and More… A tour off the Old Plank Rd · Route 66 Sunday September 25, 2011 – noon to 5 pm The Berwyn Historical Society invites you to participate in “Historic Berwyn’s Bungalow Tour – Bungalows and More” to be held on Sunday […]