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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!

Houses of Milwaukee Avenue: A Photographic Exhibit

This summer explore the homes that graced Milwaukee Avenue through photographs from the Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society collection. Join us at the opening reception Thursday, June 2 from 6-8pm at the David Adler Music & Arts Center. Light refreshments will be served. Visit our events page for all exhibit dates and times at the David Adler Center and St. Lawrence Episcopal Church.

We're gearing up for open house season!
The Ansel B. Cook Home is open Sundays 2-4pm in June, July and August. Visitors are also welcome during the MainStreet Housewalk on Saturday, June 4 from 10am-2:30pm and during Libertyville Days, Saturday, June 18 2-4pm.

Can't make it during one of the scheduled openings? We're always happy to give private tours. Give us a call or shoot us an email to schedule one. A week's notice is appreciated.
Suggested donation: $2/adults, $1/seniors & students

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