Past Events

  • 11th Bungalows and More Tour — September 24, 2017

    11th Bungalows and More Tour — September 24, 2017

    The 11th Annual Berwyn Bungalows and More tour will showcase homes and historical sites in the Berwyn Gardens neighborhood.   As in previous years check in is at the Berwyn Historical Society headquarters located at 1401 Grove Avenue in Berwyn in the northern sector of Berwyn Gardens.   We are aiming to keep the homes […]

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  • 10th Bungalows and More Tour — September 25, 2016

    10th Bungalows and More Tour — September 25, 2016

    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 […]

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  • 26th Annual Antiques and Collectible Sale

    26th Annual Antiques and Collectible Sale

    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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  • 9th Bungalows and More Tour  September 27, 2015

    9th Bungalows and More Tour September 27, 2015

    Join the Berwyn Historical Society for our 9th annual bungalow tour, Bungalows and More, on Sunday September 27, 2015, from noon to 5:00 pm. This year’s tour features a selection of houses located in the vicinity of the proposed Central Berwyn Bungalow Historic District. The proposed District is home to a large concentration of Chicago-style […]

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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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  • Historic Berwyn’s Bungalow Tour 2014

    Historic Berwyn’s Bungalow Tour 2014

    Join the Berwyn Historical Society for our 8th annual bungalow tour, Bungalows and More, on Sunday September 28, 2014, from noon to 5:00 pm. This year’s tour features a selection of houses located in south Berwyn, in the vicinity of Proksa Park. South Berwyn is home to some of the city’s oldest houses. With development […]

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  • 2012 6th Annual Bungalow Walk Images

    2012 6th Annual Bungalow Walk Images

    You can view images of the 2012 Bungalow Walk on our Facebook page. Even if you do not have Facebook you can still click here to view some of the tour highlights

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  • Historic Berwyn’s Bungalow Tour 2012

    Historic Berwyn’s Bungalow Tour 2012

    Sunday September 23, 2012 – noon to 5 pm The Berwyn Historical Society invites you to participate in our 6th “Historic Berwyn’s Bungalow Tour – Bungalows and More” to be held on Sunday September 23, 2012 – from noon to 5 pm. Tour goers will learn the history of each home, while gaining valuable ideas […]

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  • Annual Meeting 2011

    Annual Meeting 2011

    You are invited to attend the Annual Meeting of the Berwyn Historical Society on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2:00-4:00 p.m., to be held at the Fitzgerald’s Side Bar, at 6615 Roosevelt Road. We will present illustrations and information on our new BHS site at 1401 Grove Avenue, and will detail the progress we’re making in the […]

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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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