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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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Bungalows and More… A tour off the Old Plank Rd · Route 66 is generously supported by our 2011 sponsors! (as of 08.18.11) If you see any of these people or visit the businesses, please tell them how much you appreciate their support of the Berwyn Historical Society. Art Moderne Sponsor: Tudor Sponsor: Craftsman Sponsors: […]
We had a gorgeous day at the 11th Berwyn Octoberfest in the Depot. Thanks to all the people stopping by and expressing interest in the BHS and the upcoming Bungalows and More tour. We share the booth with the City of Homes/ Berwyn Bungalow Preservation Initiative and they had some great conversation with Berwyn Bungalow […]