Douglas County Historical Society, MN

Welcome to the Douglas County Historical Society, Minnesota

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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.


Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

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.

 

 

 

Recent Posts

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