Research Historic Cook County

If you would like to research something that is not available online or you would like to make a research appointment to visit in person, please contact the Museum at 218-387-2883 or email 

Many items and information can be found through our Online Collections Catalog.

To search our website please use the search bar below. 

The Overlook

The Cook County Historical Society's Quarterly Newsletter

If you would like to receive the Overlook Newsletter by mail or email please become a member.

Cook County Census


If you do not see the Obituary you are looking for please contact the Cook County Historical Society - not all obituaries have been digitized.