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Courthouse- Museum Visitors 4 By Mike Lakin mtpulaskitimes@gmail.com Find out how you can help protect your family for less, build cash value, or even get your premiums back if the life insurance benefit has not been paid out at the end of the level premium period. CALL ME TODAY. For two days, local Mt. Pulaski Courthouse and Museum volunteers hosted near 120 visitors with an interest in history. Volunteers from the Lincoln Presidential Museum obviously enjoyed avisit to Mt. Pulaski; some first time visits to the Courthouse were noted and many were first introduced to Mt. Pulaski's history. Each day was packed with presentations at both local locations; opportunities to talk with visitors were limited to compiling comments and here are a few... Small-town museums are full of fascinating things and definitely appeal to a segment of the public. Mt. Pulaski's does this quite well. The recreated second floor apartment is excellent.., you get to walk through this historic display. Really neat-o stuff. The Courthouse and Museum, both solely based on volunteers; remarkable for a small town. The (Presidential) Museum was built to house Lincoln artifacts, Mt. Pulaski's Courthouse is one entire artifact. People interested in Lincoln need to visit the Courthouse. Small town museums always have been concemed with charting their own history. Mt. Pulaski does an excellent job. Over the years I have volunteered at small town museums. Ever notice that when a charming hoarder dies their family has just the thing for the museum? Your town museum has wonderful little nuggets of Mt. Pulaski history. O .q