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History Story

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Vintage Christmas Cards from Douglas County, MN

    Vintage Christmas Cards from Douglas County, MN

    Merry Christmas! Please enjoy these vintage Christmas cards from the DCHS collection. We are particularly grateful and excited to share these cards, as we are fortunate enough to know the…

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: A Glimpse at Educator Gwen Lindahl Sweet’s Photo Collection

    A Glimpse at Educator Gwen Lindahl Sweet’s Photo Collection

    Today we’re sharing photos collected by Gwendolyn “Gwen” Lindahl Sweet, an educator with a decades-long career helping students in Douglas County, MN. Gwen held a decades-long career teaching in many…

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Historic Photo: Douglas County’s 1926 Exhibit at the Minnesota State Fair

    Historic Photo: Douglas County’s 1926 Exhibit at the Minnesota State Fair

    For Day 6 of the #MNStateFair, let’s revisit 1926! This photograph shows the Douglas County agricultural exhibit at the Minnesota State Fair in 1926. From the Alexandria Citizen News, September…

  • A ca. 1910 photograph of Nelson, showing floodwaters stretching across the entire width of Main Street as people try to navigate in boots, atop wagons, or barefoot while carrying shoes

    The Early Floods of Nelson, MN

    We thought these historic Douglas County photographs seemed appropriate for today’s rainy weather… In its early days, the town of Nelson was plagued by dramatic flooding. High water levels would…