We Make History Come Alive!
Office Hours: Mon - Fri: 8:30-4:00p
Public Research Center Mon - Fri: 9:00 - 4:00pm
Guided House Tours Mon - Fri: 9:00 - 3:
Douglas County Historical Society
Alexandria, MN 56308
(320) 762-0382 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Become a Member
Your membership opens the door to opportunity. You will receive the quarterly newsletter, discounted research fees, updates on current programs, events and access to all the resources available in our Public Research Library.
Available 9:00am - 3:00pm Monday-Friday
Contact DCHS for more details
On Site Research
We provide an extensive library of information and photos of Douglas County. Visit our Research and Resources section for more information.
Douglas County Historical Society (Minnesota)
1219 Nokomis St. , Alexandria, MN 56308
Locale For Your Special Group Events
We provide an intimate setting for catered luncheons and business meetings. Click HERE for details, ideas and examples.
Have a special occasion to celebrate? We entertain and delight! Contact our staff for more information, details and availability.
Education and Outreach
Here at the historic Knute and Nicolina Nelson home, we provide individual or group tours, programs, and other special events. We also will come to your group's location with Historic Programs and Power Point Presentations.
Visit us at the Douglas County Fair Every August! We have a booth in the Heritage building (conveniently located next to all of the heritage food demonstrations!)
Meets second Thursday of the month at 5:30pm in the research library. Click HERE for more information about the Genealogy Guild.