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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!


Join us at the opening reception for our summer exhibit Stitches in Time: Discovering Libertyville History through the Union Church Signature Quilt on Sunday, June 3, 4-6pm at the David Adler Center, 1700 N. Milwaukee. Light refreshments & drinks will be served.

The exhibit will continue on the following dates:

Exhibit Hours:
David Adler Center
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


Ansel B. Cook House Open Houses start June 3. The house is open every Sunday 2-4pm in June, July, and August. The house will also be open 10am-2pm on Saturday, June 9 during the MainStreet House Walk, 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
847-362-2330
info@lmhistory.org

Last updated: January 5, 2018