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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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  • 25th Annual Antiques and Collectible Sale

    25th Annual Antiques and Collectible Sale

    The Berwyn Park District presents: The Berwyn Historical Society’s 25th Annual Antiques and Collectible 9am – 3pm Liberty Cultural Center 6445 27th Pl, Berwyn, Illinois 60402 The sale features the wares of many area vendors, including glassware, porcelain, pottery, coins, vintage books and clothing, toys, jewelry, figurines, Christmas ornaments, linens, small furniture, and more. According […]

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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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  • iPad and iPad Mini Raffle Winners Announced

    iPad and iPad Mini Raffle Winners Announced

    We are please to announce the winners of the Berwyn Historical Society Progressive Raffle. Diana Smith had the winning ticket #306 for the iPad raffle. She is a Chicago resident but frequently visits Berwyn. She attends various events held by the BHS, including the Annual Antiques and Collectibles Sale and the Historic Berwyn’s Bungalow Tour […]

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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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  • In Loving Memory of Our Dear Friend Doris Remp

    In Loving Memory of Our Dear Friend Doris Remp

    I am sad to share this news with our membership but the BHS has had to part with yet another dear friend. Doris Remp was a long time board member of the Berwyn Historical Society. She died Tuesday, July 22, 2014. For those of you who never had the pleasure of meeting or knowing Doris, […]

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  • In Loving Memory of Our Dear Friend Gail Lofgren

    In Loving Memory of Our Dear Friend Gail Lofgren

    Our dear friend and former BHS board member died Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Gail was battling cancer. To say it is a loss seems almost an understatement. For anyone who had the pleasure of knowing Gail, they would tell you she was a delightful woman, an especially sweet person, a real gem. I met Gail […]

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  • 2014 Antique Sale – Saturday April 26th

    2014 Antique Sale – Saturday April 26th

    Come to our 24th Annual Antique and Collectible Sale Saturday, April 26th 9am- 3pm Liberty Cultural Center 6445 W. 27th Place, Berwyn, Illinois 60402 All event proceeds to benefit the Berwyn Historical Society, NFP Over 20 vendors, Raffles, bake sale, beverages, hotdogs and snacks, BHS merchandise and informational booth.

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