COVID19 Response:

We will be unable to give tours until further notice. We are happy to take research requests via email at historic@dchsmn.org 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 brittany.johnson@dchsmn.org.


  • Office Hours:
  • M-F,  9-4


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




Tag: Me and My DNA

  • Family Oral Histories: Anyone can do it!

    LARGE MEETING ROOM Save Grandma’s stories before they’re gone – It’s an important task, but it can be an overwhelming one. Where do you even begin? We have good news!…

  • Me & My DNA #3: Building Trees to Solve Mysteries

    Meet in the Douglas County Library large meeting room for the third and final class. Families can be confusing – genetics included. This session will cover building trees up and…

  • Me & My DNA #2: Starting Genetic Genealogy

    Meet in the Douglas County Library large meeting room. What do Ethnicity Estimates really mean? How are my DNA matches related to me? We will cover sorting your DNA matches…