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Douglas County Historical Society

July 11, 2012
And Then Came Summer...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Explore lakes area history with republished keepsake
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
(Left to right) Dorothy Shinn, Rachel Barduson and Tom Anderson watch as Tom Hargreaves of the American Legion puts up a flag at the burial site of former Minnesota Governor Knute Nelson. (Echo Press photo by Lowell Anderson)
Here Lies Knute Nelson
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
February 4, 2011
Lowell Anderson | Echo Press
Many people came to Nelson Gables in Alexandria on Tuesday to try two different bean soups and vote on which they thought was the best. The event was a fundraiser for the Douglas County Historical Society.
Bean battle
February 4, 2011 - 12:00am
November 25, 2010
Lowell Anderson  |  Echo Press
Volunteers Dianne Tomczik (left) and Mary New examined one of the old flags at the Douglas County Historical Society in Alexandria. The historical society recently received a grant that will help ensure that its clothing and textile collection is properly stored and preserved.
Keeping history alive
November 25, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
Dance the night away: Annual Hangar Dance planned for June 12
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
Historical society to host annual yard sale
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
June 24, 2009
Knute Nelson donates land to county historical society
June 24, 2009 - 12:05am
June 17, 2009
Photos courtesy of Lisa Bettermann, Candid View Photography
Couples danced the night away during the Hangar Dance at Chandler Field, Alexandria Airport Friday. Many dressed in period costume from the 1940s.
Plane old-fashioned fun
June 17, 2009 - 12:05am
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