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Douglas County Historical Society

November 23, 2017
Historical society bake sale Dec. 1
November 23, 2017 - 3:10pm
November 25, 2016
Pick up ethnic baked items at historical society open hosue
November 25, 2016 - 9:22am
September 14, 2016
Research cemeteries in fifth grade essay contest
September 14, 2016 - 12:00am
May 6, 2016
Family ties
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
April 22, 2016
Spectators enjoy a meal and entertainment at a past Bootleggers Bash at Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, April 30 starting at 5 p.m.  (Contributed photos)
Bootleggers Bash transports guests to Roaring '20s
April 22, 2016 - 12:00am
December 9, 2015
Steady lines of people browse the various goodies at the Douglas County Historical Society’s annual bake sale and open house on Friday, Dec. 3. (Photo by Lowell Anderson, Echo Press)
Bake sale proceeds go toward historical society roof update
December 9, 2015 - 12:00am
November 26, 2015
Historical society to host annual open house
November 26, 2015 - 12:00am
April 29, 2015
Lauren Gould and Morgan Decker smile and pose as 1920’s flappers who are protesting the Prohibition at the second annual Bootleggers Bash at Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria Saturday.
Roaring 20s return
April 29, 2015 - 12:00am
April 17, 2015
Vince and Laura Kremer show off their 1920s style, complete with a fedora and flapper costume. Take the ’20s style to the Bootleggers Bash on Saturday, April 25 at Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria. (Contributed)
Fedoras, flappers and fun!
April 17, 2015 - 12:00am
February 20, 2015
Lowell Anderson | Echo Press
Bean soup warms bellies on chilly day
February 20, 2015 - 12:00am
December 10, 2014
(Left to right) Doris Burkey, Mary Isaac and Diann Tomczik made lefse during the annual Douglas County Historical Society bake sale last Friday. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
Kolaches, rosettes, krumkake, oh my!
December 10, 2014 - 12:00am
November 27, 2014
Historical society bake sale, open house set
November 27, 2014 - 12:00am
July 30, 2014
A roll-top desk that at one time belonged to Knute Nelson’s daughter, Ida, has returned home. The desk was recently donated by an Edina couple to the Douglas County Historical Society, which is housed in the former Nelson home. (Contributed)(=
Coming home
July 30, 2014 - 12:00am
April 11, 2014
Travel back to flappers and fedoras
April 11, 2014 - 12:00am
February 14, 2014
(Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
Bean Soup with Knute Nelson
February 14, 2014 - 12:00am