Introduction to Pulaski, Tennessee
Pulaski was named in honor of Kazimierz Pulaski, a colonial army officer for the U.S. during the Revolution. The first election of the city was held on August 19, 1820. The city experienced a number of skirmishes during the American Civil War. It is the birthplace of Ku Klux Klan, which was founded in 1865 by James Crowe, Calvin Jones, John Lester, John Kennedy, Frank McCord and Richard Reed. Pulaski is the county seat of Giles County.
Pulaski and nearby Attractions
- Green Acres Shopping Center
- Abernathy Lake
- Giles County Historical Museum
- David Crockett State Park
- Sam Davis Museum
- Joe Wheeler State Park
Things To Do In Pulaski
Pulaski has numerous parks, including Richland Park, Washington Heights Park, Magazine Road Park, Cave Springs Park, South Patterson Park, Richland Park and North End Park. The Village Square Shopping Center and Green Acres Shopping Center are the local shopping destinations. A visit to the Giles County Historical Museum and the Sam Davis Museum may prove interesting to those hoping to learn more about the area’s history. The David Crockett State Park and the Joe Wheeler State Park are in the area as well. In addition, the city hosts the Giles County Fair every August.
Huntsville International is the nearest major airport.
Pulaski Higher Education
Martin Methodist College and the Tennessee Technology Center at Pulaski are the local institutions of higher education. Columbia State Community College, the University of Alabama at Huntsville and John C. Calhoun State Community College also provide facilities for higher education.