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  • Office Hours:
  • M-F,  8:30-5:00


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




Easter Morning Sunrise Service at the Historic Spruce Hill Church 2017

Come celebrate Easter morning sunrise service at the historic Spruce Hill Church, in Douglas County, Minnesota.

Date: Sunday, April 16, 2017
Time: 6:00 am
Location: 13148 Spruce Hill Park Rd NE, Alexandria, Minnesota 56319

Pastor Ralph Erickson will lead the service. Music will be provided by Emily Larson on piano and Bill Riggs on trumpet. Tim Larson and Renee Stomberg will sing solos.

After the service, there will be a fellowship time with coffee and treats. All denominations are welcome.

Contact: Send any requests or correspondence regarding Spruce Hill Church to the Douglas County Historical Society, (320) 762-0382 or contact us via email at historic@dchsmn.org

To learn about this historic former Swedish Lutheran church, and to see a map of the location, click HERE.

To learn about the Swedish-born artist of the altar painting, Jonas Olof Grafström (1855-1933), click HERE.