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The Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society holds programs at 7:00 PM on the third Mondays of September, October, November, February, March, and April.  
 

Cook Park Library (map)

413 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 362-2330

 


History Matters: Illinois in the Civil War
September 17, 2018
7pm, Cook Park Library

Although the battlefields were many miles away, the men and women of Illinois contributed mightily to the war's timeline and outcome. In celebration of the Illinois Bicentennial, historian Robert Girardi will share the story of the role of Illinois in our nation's greatest crisis.
REGISTER: 847-362-2330 or online at http://webres.cooklib.org/.


History Matters: 200 Objects that Made History in Lake and McHenry Counties
Ocotober 15, 2018
7pm, Cook Park Library

A collaborative effort of 23 historical societies and museums in the Lake County Historical Alliance, the book "200 Objects that Made History in Lake and McHenry Counties" features significant artifacts and photos that illustrate the history of individual communities and Lake County as a whole. Together, these stories provide a window into the past, showcasing over 200 years of history. As project manager for the book published in early 2018, Debbie Fandrei, curator at the Raupp Museum, offers a unique insight about the making of the book and into its contents.
REGISTER: 847-362-2330 or online at http://webres.cooklib.org/.


History Matters: Stitches in Time-Libertyville History through the 1889 Union Church signature quilt
November 19, 2018
7pm, Cook Park Library

The history of Libertyville can be read through the names embroidered on an 1889 signature quilt made for the Union Church, built in 1868 on the present site of St Lawrence Episcopal Church. The quilt represents a window to the past, with each square a pane providing a story of a Libertyville family, business or event. Presented by local history librarian Jenny Barry.
REGISTER: 847-362-2330 or online at http://webres.cooklib.org/.

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