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  • History of the West Towns Streetcar System

    History of the West Towns Streetcar System

    Image source: David Wilson Sunday, February 15th, starting at 2:00pm. FREE event, open to the public. David A. Wilson works for the Chicago Transit Authority and will present an illustrated program on the history of the West Towns streetcar system that ran through Berwyn until 1948. He will outline where the streetcars operated, who rode them, […]

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  • Hawthorn Works Presentation and the 2014 Annual Meeting

    Hawthorn Works Presentation and the 2014 Annual Meeting

    You are invited to attend a complimentary presentation about the Hawthorn Works and the Annual Meeting of the Berwyn Historical Society. Sunday, Nov. 9th, 2:00-4:00 p.m., to be held at the BHS building at 1401 Grove Avenue.Berwyn Historical Society Annual Meeting, Featured Presentation: Dennis Schlagheck and Catherine Lantz, Authors of Hawthorne Works We have fascinating […]

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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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