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A Brief History of Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin

1842 – Mount Pleasant organized as a political body. Meetings were held in residents’ homes.

1889 – 17 residents filed a petition to build the first town hall.

1949 – Town Board approves a resolution authorizing a committee to study the feasibility of acquiring land for the second town hall facility.

1953 – Plans were approved for the new Town Hall and authorized the board to proceed.

1955 – Dedication ceremony held for new Town Hall and the first meeting was held. A resolution was also adopted to demolish the former town hall structure.

1965 – Safety building and two fire stations are constructed.

1970 – Ranked second largest town (population) in Wisconsin.

2003 – Town of Mount Pleasant is incorporated into the Village of Mount Pleasant.

2011 – New Mount Pleasant Village Hall & Police Department opens and former site redeveloped into a $35 million retail complex.

2015 – First annual Mount Pleasant Day community event is held to celebrate all things Mount Pleasant.

2018 – Foxconn groundbreaking