The Pulaski County Historical Society and Museum was organized March 27, 1969. The chairman for this meeting was Mabel Mottaz. She was elected the first President of the Society at the April 1969 meeting. Others elected were, George Lane, Waynesville, 1st Vice-President, Barney Brown, Richland, 2nd Vice-President, Nellie Wills, Crocker, 3rd Vice-President, Warren Pritchett, Buckhorn, 4th Vice-President, Clara Ichord, Waynesville, Secretary, and Sue Hansen, Waynesville, Treasurer.
The society operates a museum located in the 1903 Pulaski County Courthouse, which is one of three courthouses located on Historic Route 66 in Missouri. The courthouse museum opens for the season on the first Saturday in April and runs through the last Saturday in September and is open weekly, on Saturday’s from 10:00 a.m. until 4 p.m. Group tours are available year round, by appointment. Contact Museum Curator Denise Seevers by phone (573-855-3644) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to arrange a tour for your group or organization.