image of broadway and tower arch
Circa 1920
The Arch on Tower Avenue
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women voting in first election
5:00 pm | 8:00 pm
March 22, 2024
garden and mural behind DHCS building
Our Backyard
We love murals!
calvin coolidge desk exhibit
President Coolidge's desk
The summer White House in Superior
history theatre eleanor roosevelt on stage
Eleanor Roosevelt on stage
History theatre at the DCHS
webster chair factory exhibit
Made in Superior
Webster Chair Exhibit
superior optimist club meeting
The Optimist Club of Superior
We host events

About Us

Established in 1854, the Douglas County Historical Society serves Superior, WI and Douglas County. Our mission is preserving the history of Douglas County and sharing our stories. Click below to read more about our professional staff, current board of trustees, and more.

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Stay up-to-date as to what is going on at the DCHS by following our Events Calendar. There you’ll find everything from new exhibits, theatrical shows, educational speakers, and presentations.

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Our dedicated volunteers are available to do research tailored to the needs of your search or project. If you are interested in having some research done, please click the Read More link below to access our Archive Request Form.

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DCHS membership entitles you to a quarterly newsletter, a 10% discount in the museum gift shop and 20% discount off admission to historical sites owned by the Wisconsin State Historical Society in the month of June.

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Some of our Functions

he Douglas County Historical Society has as one of our goals the interpretation of history through musical, theater, and various other presentations. Please watch our ever changing calendar of events to see what we have scheduled in this vein. Members of the DCHS receive special consideration when it comes to seating and tickets for events. For more on that please see our Membership page.

Events List

Our Business Level Sponsors

Our sponsors make achieving our mission possible

City of Superior
Douglas County