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


Summer Newsletter 2017 Douglas County Historical Society

  Minnesota has two seasons – winter and road construction – as true then as it is now.   N. J. Trenham’s photo studio in Alexandria. We can thank him for many of the earliest photos taken in Douglas County, MN. Studio located between 5th and 6th, on the east side of Broadway. Check out our…

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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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Douglas County Cemetery Association Fall/Winter 2015 Newsletter

Click below to read the Fall/Winter 2015 Newsletter for the DCCA.   DCCA FallWinter 2015 – final copy Read exciting information about the website and Douglas County Cemeteries, check updates about the 5th grade essay contest and its  Oct. 14th, 2015 entry deadline (no pun intended), and discover information about cemetery laws and floral traditions.  The Douglas County Cemetery…

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DCHS Newsletter, Winter 2014/2015, and Event Calendar

We have some fun activities coming up in 2015. Check out our Winter Newsletter and Event Calendar at the link below. Winter Newsletter 2014:2015 Some highlights: Calendar of upcoming events Bean Soup luncheon at Nelson Gables, Feb. 17, 2015 Bringing back the “Bootlegger Bash” April 25, 2015 Volunteer opportunity: Oral history interviews Photos from our…

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Fall 2014 Newsletter – Douglas County Historical Society

Enjoy the wealth of information in Our Fall 2014 Newsletter, with news, events and an activities schedule. Fall 2014 Newsletter The newsletter includes a huge THANK YOU! to all of those who played a part in the beautiful painting and restoration of the Knute Nelson house exterior this summer.  The reconstructed back porch looks wonderful!  “Back door…

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DCCO Fall/Winter 2014 newsletter

Douglas County Cemetery Association Fall-Winter 2014 Newsletter The newsletter spotlights Holmes City Township Cemeteries, and announces a contest for students in Douglas County.  

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