Douglas County Fiar



COVID19 Response:

We will be unable to give tours until further notice. We are happy to take research requests via email at or phone at 320-762-0382. If you would like to do research in-person, please call or email ahead to arrange an appointment. Thank you for your understanding.

Immediate needs may be emailed to


  • Office Hours:
  • M-F,  9-4


  • Tours:
  • Currently unavailable. Thank you for your understanding.




Donate & Support


The Douglas County Historical Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit, meaning we rely upon the generosity of our patrons and the passion of our volunteers to continue our mission. There are many ways you can help us achieve our goals in preserving and sharing Douglas County’s history for generations to come. We don’t just work for our citizens today – we’re working for your descendants a century from now.

Give financial support, such as a cash gift or endowment fund.

Become a Member today.

Volunteer your time.

Donate research materials or historic artifacts.

Business & Community Sponsorships.


We thank all of our volunteers, members, donors, and supporters for investing in the future of Douglas County’s history. See a list of our community sponsors here.


And last but certainly not least, if you’ve enjoyed our events, programs, or library, please spread the word. A rating on Facebook or Google maps helps future supporters to find us. A letter of thanks to our corporate sponsors or local government demonstrates how valued their contribution is. A rave review of one of our programs to your knitting circle helps us find more program hosts. Do not underestimate how valuable your positive experience can be.


In addition to the above means, you can support the Douglas County Historical Society through the following means:


DCHS is registered with


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