Mount Pulaski Township Historical Museum
 & Genealogical Research Center

104 E. Cooke St. (south side of the town square) 
Mt. Pulaski, IL 62548
(217) 792-3719

click here for the history of our museum >

Visit the Mt Pulaski Township
Historical Society Museum
& Genealogy Research Center

<west side of town square>
 & ~ Mt. Pulaski Courthouse ~
Where A. Lincoln, Judge David Davis, Billy Herndon, Stephen A. Douglas, Samuel Treat & others  worked as lawyers on the mid-1800's Illinois 8th Judicial Circuit
<Illinois Historical Site>

  2016  Meeting Dates & Times  <-- click here  
 2015 November Meeting:

Speaker:  Ron Keller, Lincoln College Professor
"Importance of Abraham Lincoln in his Illinois Legislative Years"

Mrs. Margaret Tierney Lanterman - long-time MPGS elementary teacher who spent many of her retired hours working in
the Mt. Pulaski Township Historical Museum ... shown here setting up the museum's upstairs' classroom in 2005

Museum Hours 
Wednesday - Saturday
- 4:00 pm

Museum is CLOSED
 during winter months: 
 Dec - Jan - Feb

Open by appointment:

(AC - 217)
Darrell Knauer:  792-5985
Sue Schaffenacker:  792-5693
Fred Lipp:  737-6085

Courthouse Hours
Tuesday - Saturday
 Noon - 4:00 pm

MPTHS Museum
 2nd Floors
Current Looks

MPTHS Museum
 2nd floors
Before & After Photos

                 Mt. Pulaski Township Historical Society

President:  Sue Shaffenacker
Secretary:  Mary Knauer 
Treasurer:  Tom Stephens
Maintenance & Schedule:  Fred Lipp
Newsletter:  Phil & Gini Bertoni
Founder & Curator Emeritus:  Mrs. Waneta Stephens


Museum Phone:  
(217) 792 - 3719

Courthouse Phone:  
(217) 792 -

MP Welcome Sign
Rt. 121 & McDonald St.

A Looking for Lincoln Committee Project

2016 Mt. Pulaski Historical
Society Meetings

<click above>

Courthouse Site Manager:  
Barbara Stroud-Borth
792 - 5126

Shelf Sitters on Sale

[photos of past museum window displays]

Early Recollections of Abraham Lincoln
by Elizabeth Lushbaugh Capps

History of Mount Pulaski 1911 by Judge William Stringer

History of Logan County 1911 by Judge William Stringer

Mount Pulaski in Logan County, Illinois

Logan County History and Information
County History | Court Records | Vital Records | CENSUS Records | TAX Records | Military Records | Church & Cemetery |
Maps & Atlases | Genealogy Addresses | Genealogy Related Sites | Submit a Website or Report Incorrect Information

Mt. Pulaski Historical Museum Top-Floors Dedication - Sept. 8, 2005
Dr. Richard Norton Smith gives Dedication Speech

bio of Mr. Richard Norton Smith   &   (click here for another bio)
Former Executive Director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

newMt. Pulaski Museum  Military Cabinet Dedication - Sept. 2007

Illinois National Bank Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

2nd Annual Vintage Style Show

new Soldier's Invention on Display at the Smithsonian Institution

Mt Pulaski Historical Museum Undergoing an Extensive Restoration . . . needs funds for an elevator  

                                       Early Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by Elizabeth Lushbaugh Capps

                                                                          Mount Pulaski History

Mt. Pulaski Courthouse ... where Abraham Lincoln Practiced Law ...



Mt. Pulaski Courthouse        217 792 3919

... where Abraham Lincoln Practiced Law ...

 Courthouse Site Manager:

Barbara Stroud-Borth   217 792 - 5126
Site Manager Emeritus:  Wally Kautz