Mt. Pulaski Township Historical Museum
&
Genealogical Research Center

Shelf Sitters

CHURCH SHELF-SITTERS

NOW

available at your

local church

- donation, only -

 

First Methodist Church   
Est. 1836 

4th Structure Dedicated in 1961

 

First Christian Church
est. 1870

4th Structure Dedicated in 1977

 

Mt. Pulaski House Hotel
   1845 - 1901

Where Abe Lincoln & Judge David Davis
 frequented on their trips here while serving
 on the Illinois 8th Judicial Circuit (1848 - 1855)

Replaced by the three Roth Buildings in 1902

$20

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
est. 1840's

3rd Structure Dedicated in 1961
(1958 - ICRR Tank Car Explosion Ruined
Old Church Built in 1901)

 

Mt. Pulaski Courthouse
Built in 1848

Logan County Seat (1849 - 1855)

1857 - 1935
City Offices - City School - Library -
American Legion Hall - Post Office

Illinois Historic Site - 1936

$20

Zion Lutheran Church

Est. 1851

Main Structure Dedicated in 1902
West Wing Dedicated in 1958

 

Mt. Pulaski Train Depot

Illinois Central Railroad Depot
Built in 1916

Rail Service est. in 1870's
1971 - last year of passenger service
     (freight service continues)

Line #1)  Peoria - Lincoln - Mt. Pulaski - Decatur
 Line #2)
 Chicago - Clinton - Mt. Pulaski -            
Springfield - St. Louis

$20

Mt. Pulaski High School
built 1912

1929 - 1st Addition
Gymnasium, Industrial Arts

1974-1975
Windows Replaced

  1965  2nd Addition
Gym, Industrial Arts

  2006  3rd Addition
 Cafeteria, Kitchen, classrooms

$20