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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.

 

 

 

Tag: history at home

  • a picture of five women, arranged from 1927 to 1875, showing how swimsuits became more revealing over time

    History at Home: From Bloomers to Bikinis: A Brief History of Beachwear

    Your area museums are bringing the history right into your home with Alexandria Community Education’s virtual webinar series, “History at Home.”   Join the Douglas County Historical Society, Legacy of…

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    History at Home: How Our Places Were Named

    “Ada is taken? Let’s go with Forada, since it’s for my wife.” Ever wonder how the places around Douglas County were named? Local places were named from a variety of…

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    History at Home: How to Preserve Your Own Self-History

    Alexandria Public Schools Community Education is partnering with Douglas County Historical Society, The Runestone Museum, and the Legacy of the Lakes Museum to present 𝐇𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐲 𝐀𝐭 𝐇𝐨𝐦𝐞: “Keeping History Alive”…

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    History at Home: How To Record Your Family’s Oral Histories

    Alexandria Public Schools Community Education is partnering with Douglas County Historical Society, The Runestone Museum, and the Legacy of the Lakes Museum to present 𝐇𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐲 𝐀𝐭 𝐇𝐨𝐦𝐞: “Keeping History Alive”…