Mount Pulaski Courthouse to Celebrate
Lincoln's Birthday February 12
And other news from the Courthouse
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[February 08, 2016]
- Remember Abraham Lincoln on His 207th Birthday - A
reception featuring coffee, cookies, hot cider and fellowship will
be held at the Mount Pulaski Courthouse on Friday, February 12, from
Noon to 4 p.m.
The public is invited and encouraged to come and honor the 16th
President of the United States who held our nation together in the
"Come to honor the man who still brings people to our town because
he practiced law here on his journey to the White House. And, look
for some fun surprises at the party," said Courthouse Site Manager
Mount Pulaski was the second county seat of Logan County but only
had that honor from 1848 to 1855, when the county seat went
permanently to the new town of Lincoln, in the center of the county.
The Mount Pulaski Courthouse opened as a State Historic Site in
1939. It is managed by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.
The Mount Pulaski Courthouse Foundation was founded in 2011 to help
care for and celebrate the Courthouse.
Danner Trust Funds Upgrades to Mt. Pulaski Courthouse Restrooms
A grant from the Danner Trust has funded the installation of one
taller toilet in each of the courthouse restrooms as well as a grab
bar to help older or disabled persons.
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The Trust also funded the needed repair to the urinal which had not functioned
since last July. Stroud-Borth thanked the Danner Trust for these very helpful
Volunteers are always needed for the Mount Pulaski Courthouse. Please call
Barbara Stroud-Borth, 217-792-5126.