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Douglas County Historical Society accepting donations for yard sale

The Douglas County Historical Society will have its annual yard sale Thursday, May 15, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. This annual fundraising event is held for specific projects done by the society. Funds raised this year will be used for the house preservation project including some siding replacement and exterior painting.

Donated items for the sale can be brought into the society during office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., during the week prior to the sale. Unmarked items will be priced by volun-teers. Items should be brought to the back entrance, including furniture, appliances, and other large pieces. Shoes and clothing will not be accepted.

The Douglas County Historical Society is a 501c3 non-profit organization located at 1219 Nokomis Street, Alexandria.