Whether you are interested in volunteering regularly, or are available for just an hour or two, there are many opportunities for you to become involved, including, but not limited to:

  • Researcher – learn to use our archives to answer people’s questions about family and local history
  • Program & class hosting – taking educational programs into schools, organizations, and beyond
  • Heritage Garden—till, plant, weed, fertilize, harvest
  • General Landscape needs—trim, plant, water, foundation plantings. house maintenance
  • Typing, filing, data entry, index creation, organizing
  • Fundraising and Marketing work
  • Newsletter — design, edit, publish quarterly newsletter

See something you’d like to do but it’s not on the list? Worry not, just give us a call and we’ll happily find a place for your talents and time!

Contact us for volunteer opportunities at 320-762-0382 or email us at historic@dchsmn.org

Upcoming Events

  1. Scarecrow Contest Drop Off Days

    October 12 @ 9:00 am - October 30 @ 4:00 pm



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.