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  • Images from Odgen Avenue

    Images from Odgen Avenue

    Here are a wonderful range of images from Odgen Avenue, once know as the Old Plank Road as well as a little historical overview. The Chicago Portage and Ottawa Trail a well worn Indian trail was a significant portage traveled by Native Americans, fur traders, and explorers. The trail was improved into a plank toll […]

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  • Old Advertisements

    Old Advertisements

    It’s interesting to see which businesses were in Berwyn and the surrounding area. It’s even more fun to see how they advertised and if their style and messaging compares to today’s ever changing world.

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  • Resources for Stain Glass/Leaded Glass

    Resources for Stain Glass/Leaded Glass

    “The term stained glass can refer to coloured glass as a material or to works made from it. Modern vernacular usage has often extended the term “stained glass” to include domestic leadlight and objets d’art created from lead came and copper foil glasswork exemplified in the famous lamps of Louis Comfort Tiffany.” Read the full […]

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