Libertyville’s Historic Milwaukee Avenue

Looking to get out of the house or explore Libertyville’s history virtually? Check out the Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society’s online, self-guided tour “Libertyville’s Historic Milwaukee Avenue” released in September. The tour begins in Cook Park, moves north along the west side of Milwaukee Avenue to the American Legion Hall, then crosses the street to explore the…

Delivery Service

Over the last few years, and especially the last few weeks, delivery service for all kinds of things has become common place. Need a book, office supplies, toy, or a widget of almost any kind? Order it today and have it at your door within a few days, maybe even tomorrow. Got a hankering for…

The Oldest Drug Store in Town (part 2)

When Frank B. Lovell took over the F.Z. Kimball & Co. drug store in the 1880’s, he became the head of a business established over a decade earlier. Little did he know this business would still be in operation over 100 years later. Frank B. Lovell was born in 1861 in Onarga, Iroquois County, Illinois,…