The Mt Greenwood Historical Society, is in the historic Driscoll mansion in Beverly, Chicago. The siteshows history through the architecture, people, places and events of the region. The Museum has a large collection of books, maps, plans, photographs, newspapers, clothing and vintage accessories, antique toys, appliances, tools and fixtures.
George M. Pullman bought 4,000 acres of land south of Chicago and only 600 hectares were used for the construction of factories and the first industrial city in Pullman, Illinois. Solon Spencer Beman, who was only 27 years old at the time, was hired as the architect for the city and Nathan F. Barrett was the landscape architect. The museum displays all the history of the creator of this industrial city and its construction.