Our Mission

Our mission is to preserve & protect the Dole Mansion and Lakeside Arts Park property for community use in a natural & historic setting.

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Honoring the Legacy

Thank you for helping to build a firm foundation for the arts.
In 2020 there will be an art installation piece in the Hallway of History off the Sage Gallery for the Friends of the Dole.

The Reupert Family - Roger, Olga, Aleks & Luke
Gerry Grennan
Langefeld Family
Crystal Lake Rowing Club
wed at the Dole Mansion - September 17th 2016
Paul D. Keller - Windham NH
Dave Dawn Courtney & Curt Kiolbassa
Greg Kowalczyk
Fred & Leona Conforti - In Memory of Ronald Zegarski
In Memory of Nancy Hanrahan
In Memory of Carl Wehde
Joe B. & Donna Vestal
The Daniel Arndt Family
Ed & Karen Beckstrom Family
Dugar Family - Taxi Express
Bob & Terry Davis
Mary Sherman for Roger, Jeff, and Tammy
The Jenkins Family
Biris Ltd - Dino & Dorothy Biris
Alexandria Saldan
Federal Credit Union
Endless Dreams
In Memory of Bruce G. Colthurst, DDS
Brinckmann Family Foundation
Snelton Inc.
The Riegler Family
Bernard & Sofia Mansolf Family
Aaron Shepley - Mayor of Crystal Lake, IL
Craig & Georgi Rand
Accumation, Inc.
Jimmy'z Masonry Corporation
Bill and gerry Cowlin
Marion & Paul Neiswander
Joan & Wayne Macklin
The Neighborhood Kids
Sadie Gavle
B. Blazier Famiy
In Memory of Frank & Helen Turek
Alexian Brothers - Hospital Network
Bob & Liz, Torrie, Tom, Bri, Behrens
Maggie and Callie Nelson
Robert Gray - Paula Dorian-Gray
The Bird Family - David & Sally
Murray Crabtree
Michael & Cheryl Sullivan
Roger Adler May his memory be eternal
The Cannizzo Family
The Beu Family
In Memory of Jim & Joy Myers
Jim & Joan hasselman
Joan & Jerry Fielding In honor of their grandchildren
John & Marilyn Gillespie
Jon L. Cowlin Family
Morgan, Elle, Annie, Maddie Fox
John & Connie Tyrrell Family
Gary & Lynn Overbay
Zoe Affinito
In Memory of John Costello
Alic Barnett
Michael Susan
In Honor of Joe & Donna, Joe, Angie & Alyssa Vestal
The Keller's
Katie, Jenny and Ashleigh Mauro
Chipping Away The Stone - Gratefully KAR
The Kryc Family
In Loving Memory F. Benson Deardoff M.D.
Mayor & Mrs. Roger Byrne
Ann Bentz
APTARGROUP
Ryan Family Ken, Mary, Nora & Teagan
Thank You! Mr. Rainmaker and Mrs. Director of Design
In Memory of Lenora Stuck
Keenan, Corban & Cavanagh Murphy
Dane & Katie burau - October 7, 2017
Laura J. Smith 8/1950 - 10/2017 Love & Laughter
Director of Parks & Recreation 1954-71 / 1976-85
Brad & Sarah Heldt
In Memory of Stan Jablonski
The Benoy Family - Oxgord Lane
In Memory of Vivian & George Stupar by Carol & Geroge Stupar & Family
Carpe Diem - The Little Family
In Memory of Nancy Ashcraft
MJ Towne & Family
Jeff Fox Family
McHenry Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.
Vanessa & Toby Lydic
Kathleen Etten
In Memory of Donald M. Schleifer, M.D.
Aaron, Regan, Madison and Chase Shepley
The Cottone Family
The Surhoff Family
Bill & Jane Franz
The Dreimann Family
Dan Johnson
The Stray Family
Georgia Hayden
DuWayne Sheldon Family
Len & Carol Larsen
Dr. Jill howe - Dynamic health
Ron & Nancy Russell
Tweeten Bros.
Bob & Candy Reedy
Kay Wirth Realtor
Tom & Lyn Cablk
Connor James LeCoque
The Cullian Family
Jon & Merrily Stout
Debra & Daniel Rubinger
Friend-Jones Family
Vixtoria Saldan
Chip & Karen - Whitman Family
Christa Moders
Honoring U.S. Service Members
My Three Sons - Ryan, Adam & Kyle
Bob and Jeri Fleck
Susan Hooker
Zubrzycki's Warsaw Inn
Chuck & Eileen Stevens
Diane Ryan Pfeiffer
In Memory of Douglas McCall From Your Loving Family
J. Cowlin Family
Scott & Lauren - Martin Family
Friendship House
The Fergus'
Scott & Jill Munger
Chris, Sarah, Mike & Matt
St. Mary's Minor Seminary In Memory of the Class of 1968 - Pax et Bonum
Frank & Karen Dombrowski
Robert Kay & Sarah Wirth
Ken & Ethel Pearson
The Wolskis - Rich, Frank, & Dave
The Layer Family
Centegra Health System
Zegarski Family
The Mula Family
Neal F. Noga
Randy, Karin & Chelsea Moan
James Hooker
Shari Chakoian
The Veugelers - Kyle, Matt & Zach
Betty and Bernie Boyle
MasterCut - Dirk Bantin
THE WAGGONER LAW FIRM, P.C.
The Patterson Family
Jeff and Susie Fox
L&V Distributors, Inc.
Vernon Hills, IL. McHenry County
Bill & Bev Limbach
The Bruksch Family
Phil & Tony's Pizza - EST 1992 C.L.
Viniie and Anthony Foglia
Gerry & Joyce Jablonski
In Memory of Selma & Oscar Bergland by Carol & Geroge Stupar & Family
Zanck, Coen & Wright Attorney's At Law
Brandes Family
The LeCoque Family
Jon Russell
Brett & Cristy
Phil & Marion Weyna
Greg & Lori Keller - Melissa, Caroline & Alison
The Friendship of Joe & Mr. Shrimp
The Wheelers - John & Antoinette
Mr. & Mrs. Alan Gould & Family
Spirit Freed, February 2000
Kristin Miller
Polly Crandall - Questers
Alison Jakob Howey
District 32 State Senator Pamela Althoff
Stephen Barnett
Michael and Julia Herman
The Legare Family - Tom, Terry, Justin & Kevin
The Rand Family - Craig, Georgi Rachel & Austin
Mike Chakoian
The Barton Family - Bob, Deb, Robby, and Joey
Kym Affinito
The Nakamuras
Dennis and Catherine Breitholtz
The Rosulek Family
The Heislers - Jim & Rebecca
SZCZESNY BUILDERS
KING'S FLOORING - The King Family
Linda Corteen and Family
Steven, Alex, Lizette - 6/6/2006
The Roberts Family - Ted, Debra, Lucie & Nate
The Lenhards
Bruce Woolley
Horizon Landscaping Supplies - Steve O'Neil, Yard Manager
With Love Edward & Helen Pozniak
Johnny loves Connie
Donated by Bill & Maxine Matthai - Friends of the Dole
Nelson Family Ringling Road
In Honor of Chuck Miller - Gratefully DKR
Bob and Connie Frerichs
The Balasi Family
Louis & Claudia Legare In Honored Memory
Vanessa, Toby & Zeus 2005
Walkup Family
Jim & Sandy Meyer
In memory of William Groden
Adriana Saldan
Rosulek Family
The Wedgewood Garden Club Dedicated to beautifying our surroundings
The Ormsby Family
The McNallys
In Memory of Erica R. Schilling
The Rinn Family
In Memory of Frank Mariani
Bruksch Family
Kay Johnston
The Fellers Family - Jim, Alice, and Henry
Mingus Family
Alexeandra Saldan
Vera Lewis
Elyse Roberts
Dean and Lynda Mauro
The Chain Family - Scott, Tracey & Bob
Elizabeth Ritt
Bill & Pat Moll and Samantha Septr
Granny Fanny
Chuck & Mary Ougheltree
The Augustine Family
Stewart & Barbara Laphan
Jim & Katie Coughlin
David & Donna Matthiesen and Family
Rick Thompson
Gullick Studio - Johanna Yoder
The Summers Academy of Dance
Frank J. & Kathy Powell
In Honor of Raymond Suchy
Lee Mingus
Kyle Phillips - Freak'n Rocks
Josh & Ravelle - May 25, 2013
John & Carrie Murphy Family
The Leahy Family
The Kruse Family
The Callahan Family - Max, Beth, Avery, Abby
Nicholas Family
The King Family
Mchenry Heating & Air, Inc. - Rogulic Family
D. James Oerkfitz
Universal Contractor's Group
Lori Kiergaard
Art & Bonnie Beck
Crystal Lake Bank & Trust Co.
Dan & Jillian Laumbacher
Bill & Joyce Dwyer
The Dooley Family
With Love For Alison Anne
Embrace Your Art
Home State Bank
Tess, Hannah & Nellie Tyrrell Children of John & Connie Tyrrell
Classic Events
Sarah, Gene & Alex Schrempf
Builders Insulation
J.W. Concrete - Jeremy Worden
The Liberati Family
Huge, centuries-old bur oak tree in front of Dole Mansion in Crystal Lake cut down

Stump could become work of art as neighbors refer to massive tree as a landmark By Sam Lounsberry June 21, 2021 at 4:43 pm CDT   A large bur oak tree…Read More >

About: The Grand Old Oak Tree

The grand old oak tree on the property of The Dole has grown for at least 400 years. It was a large tree when Charles Dole bought the property in…Read More >