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

Douglas County Historical Society in Alexandria Minnesota

The non-profit Society was founded in 1976.  Staff and volunteers welcome you to our family-friendly museum, genealogy and research library, and locale for your special group events 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.

douglas county historical society office/museum
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   email:
Follow us on Facebook:

Spruce Hill Church Historic Site, Douglas County, Minnesota

Come and enjoy the annual Spruce Hill Summer Song Fest at the beautiful, historic Spruce Hill Church in northeast Douglas County, Minnesota.

Sunday, July 23, 2017, starts at 2:00 pm

2:00 pm – Lynn Olson and friends will provide pre-service music.

2:30 The Gordon Men’s Chorus will sing and lead us in our favorite hymns.

Following the Song Fest, enjoy a picnic at nearby Spruce Hill County Park.

A free will offering for both activities is much appreciated.

Contact Douglas County Historical Society with questions: or 320-762-0382.

Click HERE for a map, directions and interesting facts about this historic building.