• Office Hours:
  • Monday – Friday
  • 10am – 2pm


  • House Tours are currently NOT AVAILABLE, thank you!




Fall Calendar Updates

The Calendar of Events for this fall is found in the Fall 2014 Newsletter.

We have one change: The Nov. 18, 2014 “Minnesota’s Lost Towns” presentation from 1 – 3 pm has been cancelled. 

Take a look at the other upcoming events and call 320-762-0382 for more information:

Oct. 28, 2014: Stories of Douglas County Homesteaders:  a powerpoint and talk featuring Douglas county early history, and these families: Anders and Dorthea Olsen, the Winkjer family, Amund Larson of Nelson, MN, and the Urness brothers, Civil War soldiers, and their various backgrounds as they eventually made their way to Douglas County after the Civil War.  Speaker: Taryn Nelson Flolid

Nov. 13, 2014: Give to the Max Day in Minnesota, a day to support your favorite non-profit!  Find our donation page HERE.

Dec. 5, 2014: Our much anticipated annual Holiday Ethnic Bake Sale and Open House, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Buy your favorites for the Holidays, stop by for coffee and treats, and check out Knute Nelson’s wonderful historic house.

Dec. 13, 2014: Holly Jolly Kids’ Christmas, 2:00 to 4:00 pm.  Details in the newsletter (linked above). Holiday stories, traditions, crafts and snacks.  Cost $10 per child, space is limited. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Reservations: Call 320-762-0382.

Dec. 28, 2014: Spruce Hill Christmas, 2:00 pm at the Spruce Hill Church.