Author: Pulaski Area Historical Society

PAHS participates in 2nd Annual Brown County Historical Road Rally, Won’t you join us?

On Saturday, August 17th, 2019, starting at Voyageur Park in De Pere is the 2nd Annual Bown County Historical Road Rally Event. The PAHS Museum will be open during this all day event. It includes a scavenger hunt traveling throughout Brown County finding historical gems in our community. Teams will have a chance to complete challenges, clues, ciphers and riddles all while learning more about these historical places in our country. After completing the route, teams will return to Voyageur Park for food and prizes! We’d love for you to join in the fun! (And if you can volunteer...

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PAHS Board of Director Minutes July 2019

The Pulaski Area Historical Society Board of Directors Meeting Monday, July 1, 2019 6:34 p.m. start – 7:31 p.m. end   Present: Mike Blohowiak, Tammy Brzeczkowski, Roger Brzeckowski, Norine Heuser, Chris Jaworski, Steven Karcz, Larry Puzen, Don Mannigel, Pam Mannigel, Steve Peplinski Excused: Maria Deau, Katie Walters, John Milhalko   Call Meeting To Order: The PAHS July 1, 2019 board meeting was called to order by President, Larry Puzen. A motion to approve the secretary’s report was made by Rock Mannigel. Chris Jaworski seconded it. All in favor.   Treasurer’s Report: Norine distributed a brief treasurer’s report to the...

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Origin of the Pulaski Franciscan Community

Story Ripley’s Believe it or Not called it “The largest rural church in the United States”.  Did you ever wonder who built it and why? If you grew up in Pulaski, perhaps you took the Assumption Catholic church for granted and never gave much of a thought to its origins.  Its founding is a fascinating story with roots tracing back to Medieval European history. In the 16th and 17th Century, the Polish – Lithuanian Commonwealth was one of the largest and most powerful countries in Eastern Europe.  But as the years went by, internal dissent, rebellion, and the expanding...

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