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.




Solem Church Preservation Association Events for 2017

The Solem Church Preservation Association 2017 events are on the calendar!  If you are interested in historic preservation, country churches, good eating, local Solem township and Kensington history, join us for these three events:

(All events held at Solem Lutheran Church in Douglas County, Minnesota.  See map link below.)

Solem Church

Sunday, May 7, 2017:  Coming Home Service and Events
9:30: Preservation Meeting
9:45:  Cemetery Association Annual Meeting
10:30:  Coming Home worship service with Pastor Erv Arnquist.
11:30:  Catered Dinner following service.

Sunday, June 18, 2017: Pie, Ice Cream and BBQ Social
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Sunday, September 10, 2017:  Fall Music Festival
2:00 pm Fall Music Festival featuring Gary Gylsen and Pure Country.
Fall desserts and coffee.

Contact Peggy at (320) 986-2478 for more information.

To read more about the Solem Church Preservation Association, click HERE.