Past Events

  • Route 66 Scenic Byway Wayside Exhibit Dedication

    Route 66 Scenic Byway Wayside Exhibit Dedication

    Save the Date! Route 66 Scenic Byway Wayside Exhibit Dedication Monday, November 15 at 11:00 a.m. Please join us as we celebrate the installation of Berwyn’s new Route 66 Scenic Byway wayside exhibits that chart the history of Berwyn’s stretch of the “Mother Road!” The event will be held adjacent to the parking lot of […]

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  • Annual Meeting – November 7th, 2010, 2 p.m.

    Annual Meeting – November 7th, 2010, 2 p.m.

    Wish You Were Here… Because you’d have the chance to meet a really nice group of people who are passionate about Berwyn’s history and sharing it with you. Date: Sunday, November 7th 2010 Time: 2:00 pm At the Berwyn Public Library 2701 S. Harlem Community Room–2nd Floor (Please ask a staff member at the library […]

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  • Thank you all for a successful 4th Bungalow Tour 2010

    Thank you all for a successful 4th Bungalow Tour 2010

    We had a successful bungalow tour, exceeding our expectations! The skies were cloudy, it was breezy at times but the occasional sun and no rain made it a beautiful fall day for this tour. When asked, “Which home is your favorite” many responded “That’s hard to say, they are all so different”. The organizing committee […]

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  • Pleasant Homes: A Tour of Oak Park Arts & Crafts Interiors

    Pleasant Homes: A Tour of Oak Park Arts & Crafts Interiors

    If you’re a fan of house tours, you won’t want to miss this one taking place this Saturday, sponsored by the Pleasant Home Foundation in Oak Park. October 2, 2010 10 am to 3 pm. Pleasant Homes: A Tour of Oak Park Arts & Crafts Interiors Tour six spectacular arts and crafts style homes, some […]

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  • 4th Annual Historic Berwyn’s Bungalow Tour Invitation

    4th Annual Historic Berwyn’s Bungalow Tour Invitation

    The Berwyn Historical Society invites you to participate in “Historic Berwyn’s Bungalow Tour” to be held on Sunday September 26, 2010 — from noon to 5 pm. Celebrate a housing style that defined an era and join us for this leisurely walking tour featuring a variety of the community’s finest homes open to the public […]

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  • 2008 Bungalow Walk

    2008 Bungalow Walk

    Here are some videos from homes featured on the 2008 tour. Weable Home: Bond Home: Coverage: Residents tout bungalows for tour – May 08, 2008 – Berwyn Life 3rd Annual Bungalow Tour – Apartment Therapy

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  • Stained Glass and Angel Gilding Lecture — May 13, 2009

    Stained Glass and Angel Gilding Lecture — May 13, 2009

    The Berwyn Historical Society and Berwyn Public Library hosted a free lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, on the history of stained glass found in Berwyn’s bungalows. Area artists Sarah King lectured about the almost lost art of angel guilding and Cec Hardacker offered tips and held a demo on how to restore and […]

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  • Trolley Tour for Berwyn’s Centennial

    Trolley Tour for Berwyn’s Centennial

    The Berwyn Historical Society hosted three trolley rides touring historic sites throughout the city. The route passed all seven local sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including city hall and the train station at Oak Park and Windsor avenues. It also featured the new large-scale condo development and the recently installed median […]

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