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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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  • Create Your Own Masterpiece!

    Create Your Own Masterpiece!

    Join the Berwyn Historical Society and The Twisted Easel, a Berwyn owned mobile art studio, as we transform the BHS building into an art studio with a fun and relaxing atmosphere. Saturday January 25th, 2014 3-5pm Location: Berwyn Historical Society 1401 Grove Ave Berwyn, IL 60402 There is zero artistic experience required. The Twisted Easel […]

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  • Berwyn Post Office Mural by Richard Haines

    Berwyn Post Office Mural by Richard Haines

    The muralist Richard Haines was commissioned to paint the mural which hangs in the Berwyn Post Office, located at 6625 Cermak Road. Haines was a WPA muralist. WPA as you may know, stands for “Works Progress Administration.” In 1939, WPA was changed to “Works Projects Administration.” Most of the work performed by the WPA was […]

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  • Annual Meeting – Sunday, November 17, 2013

    Annual Meeting – Sunday, November 17, 2013

    Please join the BHS for the Annual Meeting Sunday, November 17th, 2013 2pm – 4pm 1401 Grove Avenue, Berwyn IL 60402 Matt Schademann and Justin Wier have been nominated to be re-elected to the 2014 Board of Directors. Light Refreshments will be Served

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  • Historic Berwyn’s Bungalow Tour 2013

    Historic Berwyn’s Bungalow Tour 2013

    Join the Berwyn Historical Society for our 7th annual bungalow tour, Bungalows and More, on Sunday September 29, 2013, from noon to 5:00 pm. A select group of Berwyn homes along Riverside Drive will be open to tour goers for this one day event. Docents will share the history of each house on the tour […]

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  • Walk – Run – Recycle

    Walk – Run – Recycle

    David Olson, President of the Berwyn Historical Society, participated in the 5K for Earth Day “Walk – Run – Recycle” event at Humboldt Park , sponsored by Green Choice Bank on April 27. The BHS has its checking account and mortgage through Green Choice, which supports many “green” initiatives. Participating on the day before his […]

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  • Past Times — Spring 2012, Vol. 30, No. 4

    Past Times — Spring 2012, Vol. 30, No. 4

    A dream is realized By Kristine and Brian Dillon As many of you may know, the Berwyn Historical Society purchased a building in April 2011, for our permanent home. For those of you new to the BHS or Berwyn, we rented space in a basement of a church in north Berwyn for many years and […]

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  • 2013 Antique Sale – Saturday April 6

    2013 Antique Sale – Saturday April 6

    Come to our 23rd Annual Antique and Collectible Sale Saturday, April 6th 9am- 3pm Liberty Cultural Center 6445 W. 27th Place, Berwyn, Illinois 60402 $3.00 Admission All proceeds to benefit the Berwyn Historical Society, NFP Over 20 vendors, iPad + iPad mini Raffle, bake sale, beverages, hotdogs and snacks, BHS merchandise and informational booth.

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