Newsletter Summer 2019 – Douglas County Historical Society, MN

Click this link to read the Summer 2019 Newsletter of the Douglas County Historical Society MN.

Summer 2019 Newsletter

Senator Knute Nelson at home in Alexandria, MN 1911.

On the first page, check out our calendar of events, with details in the newsletter.
July 20, 2019: Tractor Day at our 1219 Nokomis S. Alexandria, MN location. The fun family event is from 9 to 2.
August 14, 2019: Look for us at the Douglas County Fair, with heritage activities for all ages.
August 23, 2019: Rummage sale/fundraiser at the K of C building, Nokomis and 6th, in Alexandria. Clean out those closets before winter, and bring your donations to the Douglas County Historical Society before the sale. See the newsletter for details.

In August and October, The Douglas County Historical Society MN is collaborating with the Douglas County Library to present some classes about beginning DNA. If this topic is of interest to you, check out the newsletter for details.
Our collaboration continues, with a November Oral History “How To” class, so you can save those precious family history stories in your own family.

The newsletter also contains some details about some of the interesting research projects/requests we have been working on this spring, and some hints on how you can use the same search techniques that our own staff and research volunteers use.

 

Upcoming Events

  1. Scarecrow Contest Drop Off Days Begin

    October 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  2. Genealogy Guild Meeting

    October 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  3. DCHS Board Meeting

    October 15 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 pm

HOURS

  • Open Year-Round, Closed on Weekends

 

  • Office Hours:
  • M-F,  8:30-5:00

 

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