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.




Newsletter – Fall 2018

After the summer tourist season in Alexandria, MN, when the Douglas County Historical Society MN receives many summer visitors for tours and genealogy research, Fall brings other types of activities to 1219 Nokomis Street, the historic home of Senator Knute and Nicoline Nelson.  Check out our events, from a Scarecrow Contest to an upcoming Bake Sale, and the annual Spruce Hill Christmas Hymn Sing.  Click here for our Fall Newsletter:

Fall Newsletter 2018