DCHS MN Newsletter, Spring 2019 Edition

After a cold and snowy winter, the weather is warming up and so are the Spring and Summer activities at the Douglas County Historical Society, MN. Check out our Spring 2019 Newsletter for an update on some of our recent activities, and mark your calendars with some special events that DCHS MN is sponsoring.

Here’s a quick list of upcoming events, please read the Newsletter for details:

April 10, 2019 – Purposeful Pints fundraiser for DCHS MN at Copper Trail Brewing Co. Alexandria, MN

April 16, 2019 – Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. – DCHS MN Annual Meeting at 1219 Nokomis, Alexandria, MN – Appetizers and Wine, all members invited.

April 21, 2019 – Sunday at 6:00 am – Spruce Hill Easter Sunrise Service at Spruce Hill Church Historic Site

May 11, 2019 – 8 to 4 – Garage Sale at DCHS MN, 1219 Nokomis St., Alexandria, MN

May 1, 8, 15, 22, 2019, at 10-11 a.m.,  or May 2, 9, 16, 23, 2019 at 5:30-6:30 p.m. – DNA classes for Beginners, 4 sessions, Free for Historical Society Members, class sizes limited, reserve your spot by calling 320-762-0382.

June 23, 2019 – 1:00 pm – Spruce Hill Church Summerfest Afternoon – Three activities for a fun and interesting afternoon.

douglas county historical society office/museum




Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.



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.