“Travel sparks our imagination, feeds our curiosity and reminds us how much we all have in common.” -Deborah Lloyd
Welcome to Mt. Pulaski!
Mt. Pulaski has a vast amount of American History that dates to the 1800’s. There have been many famous people that called Mt. Pulaski home or that visited and left their mark in history.
Mt. Pulaski, a Looking for Lincoln Community, is part of the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area. In conjunction with other towns in Logan County, Mt. Pulaski helps tell the story of Abraham Lincoln in his early lawyer days; before the iconic beard.
Mt. Pulaski has several beautiful parks, a newly renovated swimming pool, a Wright Brothers plane-train race wall-dog mural, a mural celebrating the Pulaski House, Samuel Linn Beidler’s Home, a veteran’s memorial, Theodore Mattfeldt’s Home which is on the National Register of Historic Places, plus so much more.
Here are the top 3 places in Mt. Pulaski to start at:
- The Square – This is the social and civic center of Mt. Pulaski; home to our famous historic courthouse, water tower, gazebo, a host of unique shops, delicious food, and craft beer. Enjoy our wide streets, with plenty of parking. Enjoy a leisurely walk around the square or a picnic on the courthouse lawn. Enjoy the serene views, by sitting on the wood benches located around our picturesque-town square.
- The Mt. Pulaski Township Historical Museum – Learn more about our community and the people who have influenced our history. The museum is located at 104 East Cooke Street, on the South side of the town square.
- Mount Pulaski Courthouse State Historic Site – In the “Land of Lincoln” this is simply not an option to miss. Stop in and visit one of two remaining 8th Judicial Circuit Courthouses standing on their original site. Abraham Lincoln, the prairie lawyer, frequently stopped here and practiced law in the years before his rise to the presidency. Walk on the original floor that Lincoln walked on and step back in time with the late 1800’s replica décor. Visit the Courthouse Foundation for more information.
Learn more about things to do in Logan County HERE.