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

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Spring 2017 Newsletter for DCHS MN

The Spring 2017 Newsletter for the Douglas County Historical Society MN features our activities calendar for a busy spring.  Highlights include dates for a series of online genealogy research “how-to” workshops, the April 29th Bootleggers’ Bash details, and the April 16th Spruce Hill Easter Sunrise Service information. We’re all coming out of hibernation, and ready for…

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Bootleggers Bash – April 29, 2017, Alexandria, MN

We are excited to announce our 4th Annual Bootleggers Bash Fundraiser for the Douglas County MN Historical Society, April 29, 2017! Guests will love the new venue –  “The Barn” located at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria, Minnesota. Tickets available for purchase on our website HERE, or by visiting one of the locations shown at…

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Help Douglas County Historical Society while you shop online at AmazonSmile!

You shop. Amazon gives. You can help the Douglas County Historical Society raise funds while you do your online Christmas shopping, at no extra cost to you! AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.  Click on this link to start shopping: Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of…

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Need Genealogy Assistance?

While we specialize in Douglas County MN Genealogy here at DCHS, our researchers are knowledgable in a wide variety of other resources and in using online sources. Make an appointment to come in and visit us, bring your information and let us help you overcome your genealogy “brick walls”. Click HERE to see our contact…

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You are invited! “Minnesota’s Lost Towns” Presentation at the DCHS, July 14th

Belle River, Spruce Center, Spruce Hill and Chippewa – Once thriving centers of their local agricultural communities, are included in the book Minnesota’s Lost Towns, Northern Edition, by Rhonda Fochs. Rhonda Fochs, Minnesota author and former history teacher provides an engaging historical presentation on Minnesota’s Lost Towns, Northern Edition.  Join us for the presentation, and…

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Third Annual Bootleggers Bash, April 30th, 2016

Join us for the 3rd Annual Bootleggers Bash on Saturday, April 30th, 2016, from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm at Carlos Creek Winery. Bigger and better than ever, the Bootleggers Bash is a 1920’s speakeasy-themed dance and dinner held at the beautiful Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria, MN. Live dance music for the evening is performed…

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