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Established in 1955, the Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society collects and preserves historical material and information relative to Libertyville, Mundelein and surrounding areas in Lake County, Illinois. The 1878 Ansel B. Cook House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is home to the society’s archives and Victorian museum. Please feel free to browse our website to learn more about the society, our events, and ways you can participate in preserving the community's past for future generations!

Our summer exhibit Stitches in Time: Discovering Libertyville History through the Union Church Signature Quilt is now open.

Exhibit Hours:
David Adler Center, 1700 N. Milwaukee Avenue
June 4-7, 9:00am - 8:30pm
June 11-14, 4:00pm - 8:30pm

St. Lawrence Episcopal Church
June 20-22, July 18-20, August 15-17
During Car Fun on 21, 6-8pm
Farmer’s Market, 9am-1pm
Out to Lunch, 11am-2pm

The Ansel B. Cook House Summer Open House season has begun! The house is open every Sunday 2-4pm in June, July, and August.

The house will also be open Noon-2pm Saturday, June 16 during Libertyville Days, and 2-4pm Saturday, August 4 during the Festival of the Arts.

We're always happy to give private tours throughout the year. Give us a call at 847-362-2330 or shoot us an email at info@lmhistory.org to schedule one. A week's notice is appreciated.

Save Mr. Cook from the Sun
The Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society is raising funds for the installation of film on the Cook House windows to protect the furnishings and artifacts from the damaging impact of UV rays. Donations may be mailed to the address below or completed online. All financial donations are tax deductible. See coverage of our efforts in the Lake County News Sun.

Thank you for your support!

Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society
413 N. Milwaukee Ave
Libertyville, IL 60048-2280

Last updated: January 5, 2018