Douglas County Historical Society
1219 Nokomis St
Alexandria, MN 56308
Phone: 320-762-0382


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 quick and easy way to make a donation and support our programs, click on the link below:

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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 pm has been cancelled.  Take a look at the other upcoming events and call 320-762-0382 for more information: Oct. 28, 2014: Stories of Douglas County…

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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 school category, will receive monetary prizes of $75, $50 and $25. The essay contest is titled, What Stories Can the Stones Tell? The announcement of…

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Host Your Event At The Douglas County Historical Society!

Looking for a unique venue for your special event? Consider hosting it at Douglas County Historical Society. Whether it is a business or organization meeting, baby or bridal shower, card or book club, or birthday or holiday party, we can help make it memorable. Call us at 320-762-0382 for details.

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