Douglas County Historical Society
1219 Nokomis St
Alexandria, MN 56308
Phone: 320-762-0382

Douglas County Historical Society in Alexandria Minnesota

The Society was organized in 1976, and is located in the historic residence of Senator Knute Nelson. The mission of the Douglas County Historical Society is to discover, preserve and disseminate the history of the county and its people.

Members and non-members are welcome to come and do their own research or we can do the research for you.

"Providence has given the United States the duty of extending Christian civilization. We come as ministering angels, not despots."Knute Nelson

douglas county historical society office/museum
Hours
Office Hours: Mon - Fri: 8:30-4:00pm
Public Research Center Mon - Fri: 9:00 - 4:00pm
Guided House Tours Mon - Fri: 9:00 - 3:00pm

Douglas County Historical Society
1219 Nokomis St
Alexandria, MN 56308
(320) 762-0382


The Bootlegger Bash April 29th, 2017

historical society garden

Our Garden

Learn about our garden, growing food for our local food shelf.

history book
Resources

Come learn more about your past, with our resource center.

history book
Keepsakes

Take a piece of history home. Keepsakes make great gifts!