Pulaski Historical Society Plans Dedication and More

PULASKI – The Pulaski Historical Society will be dedicating the newly refurbished living room of the museum to Katherine Brown Baker.

A special reception will be held on Aug. 6 at 1 p.m.

Three of her grandchildren will be in attendance and refreshments will be served.

Katherine was the daughter of William and Kate Mathewson Brown and sister of W. Stanley Brown, early settler families of Pulaski.

Also, the Historical Society will join in the celebration of “Old Home Days” with a special display in the Carriage House on Aug. 4 through 6.

Included will be stories and photos from past festivities, as well as advertisements, articles and pictures from the 1910 “Old Home Week,” when the Memorial Boulder was installed and dedicated in South Park.

Throughout the month of August there will be a “Summer Dresses” display in the museum.

These outfits come from the late 1800s through the 1940s.

The next Brown Bag Lunch will be on Aug. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

You are invited to bring your lunch (or pick up some take-out at a local eatery) and come join us in the Carriage House. Beverages will be provided.

The guest speaker will be Shirley Mahaffy. She will talk about “The Mahaffy Woolen Mill.” She’ll discuss the history of the mill, where it was located and its importance to Pulaski.

The Pulaski Historical Society is located at 3428 Maple Ave., across from Mavis Tire/Cole Muffler in the village.

The museum is open in August on Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from  11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Volunteers are available to help with research and questions at the regular work sessions on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to noon.

For more information, call 298-4650, or e-mail [email protected]

You can now also visit the new website at www.pulaskihistoricalsociety.org for a calendar of events, volunteer opportunities, services available and more.