• Give to the Max Day, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

    The Douglas County Historical Society is a non-profit organization which relies on your donations to support  programs, preservation, research and the Knute Nelson House and Spruce Hill Church.  For a […]

  • Fall Calendar Updates

    The Calendar of Events for this fall is found in the Fall 2014 Newsletter. We have one change: The Nov. 18, 2014 “Minnesota’s Lost Towns” presentation from 1 – 3 […]

  • Calling all Douglas Co. 5th graders (and those that love them)

    The Douglas County Cemetery Association (DCCA) announces their 2nd annual Essay Contest for all interested 5th grade students in Douglas County, Minnesota.  Three students from each school, and the home […]

  • Annual Christmas Bake Sale

    Save the Date! The Annual Douglas County Historical Society bake sale will be held on Friday, December 5, 2014 from 10 am to 2 pm.

Upcoming Events

  1. Theresa Hicks: Mother of Alexandria – Community Education

    June 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Annual Meeting

    August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm



COVID19 Response:
Per governor order, we will be closed until further notice. We are happy to take research requests via email at  Thank you for your understanding. Immediate concerns may be emailed to


  • Office Hours:
  • M-F,  8:30-5:00


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