Arch 2
Circa 1920
The Arch on Tower Avenue
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United States Senator
Irvine Lenroot
Our Backyard
We love murals!
President Coolidge's desk
The summer White House in Superior
Eleanor Roosevelt on stage
History theatre at the DCHS
Webster Chairs | Douglas County Historical Society
Made in Superior
Webster Chair Exhibit
The Optimist Club of Superior
We host events


The Mission of DCHS is to collect, preserve, interpret and exhibit artifacts, archival materials and photographs of the cultural, social and political history of the people and communities of Douglas County, Wisconsin.

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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, musical and theatrical shows from our History Theatre, and 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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Events List

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.

Our Business Level Sponsors

Our sponsors make achieving our mission possible

City of Superior
Douglas County