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.




DCHS Newsletter, Winter 2017-2018

Click this link to open the Douglas County Historical Society Winter Newsletter 2017-2018

DCHS Winter Newsletter 2017-2018

Take a look and see what we’ve been up to this winter!

  • CANCELLED Date set for Feb. 3 Hot Dish Bake Off at Fat Daddy’s in Alexandria, MN 11:00 to 1:30
  • Book a program/presentation for your organization – programs listed in Newsletter
  • Plan/host a get-together with your local groups at Knute and Nicoline Nelson’s beautiful home (1219 Nokomis St. Alex.)
  • Thank you to recent new and renewing members
  • Meet a couple of our volunteers
  • Families donate treasured artifacts
  • Bake sale and pie sales a success!
  • Come and visit us for research, a tour, or a group outing