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.




2nd Scarecrow Contest Announced!

Open to any groups, businesses, clubs, families, or individuals. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will receive prizes. Scarecrows will be displayed on the lawn next to the Douglas County Historical Society. Scarecrows must be display ready and family friendly! Posts provided. Entry fees go into prize pool.

October 9-18: Drop off your scarecrow during DCHS business hours with a $3 entry fee. (M-F, 9-4)

October 18-28: Vote on our Facebook page or at our location for your favorite scarecrow!

October 28: Winners announced on Facebook and DCHSMN.ORG!