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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 fall program schedule is under way. Next up: October 17, 2016 - History Matters: First Women to Vote in Illinois. Check out topics and dates for all programs on our events page.
Summer Open House season is over, but 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

The house will be open again for the holiday season.
Friday, November 25, after the tree lighting (7-9pm)
Saturdays, December 3 & 10, Noon - 4pm
Sundays, December 4 & 11, 1-3pm

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