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- Antique Home Resource
- Berwyn Bungalow Walk
- Berwyn Historic Preservation Commission
- Berwyn Informer
- Berwyn Public Library
- Berwyn's Historic Preservation Commission
- Bungalow Love on Berwyntalk
- Chicago Bungalow Initiative
- City of Homes – Berwyn Bungalow Preservation Initiative
- House History Research
- Route 66 in Berwyn
- Sears Mail Order Homes
- What style is my Bungalow?
- What style is my Home?
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Please help us grow the collection and share your stories, images and objects.
We encourage you to donate but would also be happy to add your images digitally to the gallery so you can keep the originals.
It was a great event. A big thank you to everyone that came out to Autre Monde for our first fundraiser. Click here to see some of the event images on Facebook (You don’t need an account to see this album, just follow the link).
Sunday September 23, 2012 – noon to 5 pm The Berwyn Historical Society invites you to participate in our 6th “Historic Berwyn’s Bungalow Tour – Bungalows and More” to be held on Sunday September 23, 2012 – from noon to 5 pm. Tour goers will learn the history of each home, while gaining valuable ideas […]
Get dolled up and join us for a swanky affair: You are invited to a Roaring 20s Speakeasy, presented by the Berwyn Historical Society. Wednesday, October 17, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Autre Monde Cafe & Spirits 6727 West Roosevelt Road, Berwyn Come celebrate an important year for the Berwyn Historical Society as we launch […]
Randy Jacklin of Jack’s Rentals in Berwyn is the winner of the iPad 3 with ticket number 310. Thank you to everyone who participated and supported the BHS!
Sunday, April, 29, 2012 9am to 3pm New Location: Liberty Center, 6445 W. 27th Place, Berwyn 60402 Event highlights: – Many dealers featuring antiques and collectibles – Traditional raffle with a variety of gift baskets – $1 per ticket or $5 for 6 – Progressive raffle for an iPad3 (you could win an iPad3 for […]
It’s fund-raising time again! The Berwyn Historical Society (BHS) is holding its 22nd Annual Antique & Collectible Sale and Raffle. Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00 The show will take place on Sunday, April 29th, 2011, at the Liberty Center, 6445 W. 27th Place, Berwyn, Illinois. The show will run from 9:00 am […]
Dear BHS Members and Supporters: As you may know, we are in the process of renovating a building at 1401 Grove Ave, to be the new headquarters for the Berwyn Historical Society. We have requested that the City of Berwyn include a line item of $5000 in the City’s 2012 budget to subsidize our work. […]
The BHS would like to build a list of potential future board members. If you are interested please email us (at email@example.com) a short biography along with a brief letter why you would be interest in serving on the board. Below are a few items we feel are important for a new board member. To […]
It’s that time of year when, as if to overcome the early darkness, magnificent displays of colored lights pop up all over town. Berwyn becomes a magical place as people share their vision of beauty and meaning with others. It’s a good time to remember how we have been blessed in our community. The Berwyn […]
Berwyn has lost a true icon. Bert Hicks passed away Thursday, November 17, 2011, peacefully, in the late morning hours. Bert Hicks was in his late 90’s and formerly owned Hicks Hardware Store at 6805 Stanley, in Berwyn. He lived much of his life in Berwyn and knew Berwyn’s history through and through. There will […]