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.




Fundraiser for DCHS: Herberger’s Nov. 2016 Community Days Booklets Are Here!

It’s just $5 to purchase a Community Days booklet, which is loaded with fantastic offers that will be available at the Herberger’s family of stores during November 9 – 12, 2016.  Douglas County Historical Society MN keeps the ENTIRE $5 of each booklet sale.  Each booklet contains a $10 off coupon that can be used on any item in the store, plus many other offers during the sale.

Stop in at 1219 Nokomis Street, Alexandria, MN (Douglas County Historical Society) or call us at 320-762-0382 for your booklet today.  Buy one for a friend too!

Thanks for your support, and happy shopping!


Early Herberger’s Store in Alexandria, Minnesota, sewing and notions department.

Remember going to Herbergers and searching through their patterns?