Douglas County Historical Society, Minnesota

Welcome to the Douglas County Historical Society, Minnesota

It’s time for the 3rd Annual DCHS Scarecrow Contest!

Click here to vote for your three favorite scarecrows!

 


!!! IMPORTANT !!!

COVID19 Response:
Per governor order, we will be unable to give tours until further notice. We are happy to take research requests via email at historic@dchsmn.org or phone at 320-762-0382. If you need to do research in-person, please call ahead. Thank you for your understanding.

 

Immediate needs may be emailed to brittany.johnson@dchsmn.org.

 

We’re proud to be your local resource for historical research and education in Douglas County.

Located in the historic Knute Nelson House in Alexandria, MN, we believe that local history is the cornerstone of our communities.


Recent Posts

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    Scarecrow Voting is OPEN

    It’s time to vote for your favorite scarecrows! We have 10 fantastic scarecrows braving the unpredictable weather this year to bring the harvest season to a close. Click here to […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Online Gift Shop Now Live!

    Online Gift Shop Now Live!

    We have some BIG NEWS – DCHS is debuting our new online gift shop! We already have books, calendars, postcards, and other gifts for sale right now, and hope to […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Scarecrow Contest 2020

    Scarecrow Contest 2020

    It’s time for the 3rd Annual DCHS Scarecrow Contest! We’re looking for a group of friendly scarecrows to help get folks into the harvest spirit! Open to any groups, businesses, […]

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    ATTN: Food Trucks/Food Vendors! Park at DCHS!

    Attention local food trucks/food vendors! With the current Stay Safe Order keeping our doors closed to guests, we’ve got a big empty parking lot on Nokomis Street. Seems a shame […]

Upcoming Events

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HOURS

!!! IMPORTANT !!!

COVID19 Response:
Per governor order, we will be closed until further notice. We are happy to take research requests via email at historic@dchsmn.org.  Thank you for your understanding. Immediate concerns may be emailed to brittany.johnson@dchsmn.org.

 

  • Office Hours:
  • M-F,  8:30-5:00

 

  • Tours:
  • M-F, 9:00 – 3:00
  • $5/adult, $3/child.
  • Schedule group tours in advance.