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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Here’s a quick list of upcoming events, please read the Newsletter for details:
May 1, 2019 – Purposeful Pints fundraiser for DCHS MN at Copper Trail Brewing Co. Alexandria, MN
April 16, 2019 – Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. – DCHS MN Annual Meeting at 1219 Nokomis, Alexandria, MN – Appetizers and Wine, all members invited.
April 21, 2019 – Sunday at 6:00 am – Spruce Hill Easter Sunrise Service at Spruce Hill Church Historic Site
May 11, 2019 – 8 to 4 – Garage Sale at DCHS MN, 1219 Nokomis St., Alexandria, MN
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 2019, at 10-11 a.m., or May 2, 9, 16, 23, 2019 at 5-6 p.m. – DNA classes for Beginners, 4 sessions, Free for Historical Society Members, class sizes limited, reserve your spot by calling 320-762-0382.
June 23, 2019 – 1:00 pm – Spruce Hill Church Summerfest Afternoon – Three activities for a fun and interesting afternoon.
Come visit us at 1219 Nokomis, or let us come to you!
Genealogy and Research Resources
Come learn more about your past, with our resource center.