Pulaski County officials are considering their options when it comes to the future of the county courthouse and other government buildings. The county council and commissioners discussed a few ideas during a special joint meeting Monday.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Historical Society has chosen its leadership for the next year.Continue reading
Preservation experts are focusing their efforts on the Pulaski County Courthouse. Todd Zeiger with Indiana Landmarks says the nonprofit organization has taken the unusual step of funding a reuse study with its own money.Continue reading
As Pulaski County officials consider the future of the county courthouse, residents have a chance to learn more about the topic of historic preservation tonight.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners will hear from a representative of the Save the Courthouse group tonight. The group formed after county officials unveiled a proposal last month to demolish the county’s 123-year-old courthouse and replace it with an addition to the Justice Center. At the time, Maintenance Director Jeff Johnston said the plan would address security and accessibility concerns, as well as a number of other issues, at about a third of the cost of renovating and expanding the existing courthouse.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Historical Society is looking for volunteers to serve as hosts at the new history museum on Monticello Street in Winamac.
A new business is hoping to bring new life to a historic building in Downtown Winamac. Opera House Floral and Gifts has recently set up shop in the Vurpillat Opera House.
The Pulaski County Historical Society will once again be screening a classic silent movie at the Vurpillat Opera House in Downtown Winamac. Cecil B. DeMille’s 1927 film “King of Kings” will be shown on Friday, April 7 at 7 p.m. Continue reading
The replica log cabin in Winamac will soon have a new owner. Northern Indiana Power from the Past plans to buy the building for a dollar from the Pulaski County Historical Society, which has been looking to divest itself of a few of its underutilized properties. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Historical Society’s plans to relocate the county museum got a big boost from a statewide agency. The Indiana Historical Society awarded the county a $50,000 grant. It’s one of several given statewide with funds from Lilly Endowment Inc. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Historical Society is hosting a screening this week of a movie regarded as one of the greatest of all time, complete with live theater organ accompaniment. Continue reading
The Winamac Town Park Pavilion may soon be given a new steel exterior. Park board members agreed Thursday that was the most cost-effective way to preserve the 19th-Century structure. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board has decided to take ownership of the Pulaski County Historical Society’s freight depot, but not its replica log cabin. The Historical Society offered the park board both buildings, as well as the caboose, in hopes the town could better utilize them. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board will meet for its regular monthly meeting tonight. Other than Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo’s monthly report, no specific discussion or action items are listed on the advance agenda. Continue reading
As the Winamac Park Board considers whether to take ownership of the freight depot and caboose, one resident is pushing the town to take over the log cabin behind the Pulaski County Public Library, as well. The Pulaski County Historical Society offered all three structures to the town last month, in hopes the town could better utilize them. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Historical Society is offering a few of its properties to the Town of Winamac as potential park facilities. Continue reading
Efforts to repair and preserve the Winamac Town Park Pavilion continue to be discussed by the Winamac Park Board. The structure, also called the Octagon Building, dates back to the 19th Century and now is in need of some repairs. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners and the Pulaski County Council met in joint session last night that included a presentation by members of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Historical Preservation and Archaeology. Paul Diebold, who is a member of the committee, answered many questions concerning the historic eligibility of the Pleasant View Rest Home.
Janet Onken from the Pulaski County Historical Society submitted a 31-page application to the DNR Historical Preservation and Archaeology in order to nominate the county home as a historic structure.
The 50th anniversary of the assassination is Nov. 22 and your memories will be shared on the Historical Society’s Facebook page throughout this month.