Field services representatives Rick Bernstein and Janet Seymour.

About the Field Services Program

The Society's Field Services Program provides resources for local historical organizations, including an annual conference, workshops, grants and information to help you start your own local historical society or group.


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Learn how you can get help organizing a local historical organization.

Learn how to apply for a mini-grant from the Wisconsin Historical Society and Wisconsin Council for Local History.

Find helpful services and professionals to help with local historical society concerns.

Learn who comprises the Wisconsin Council for Local History and its mission.
Wisconsin Historical Markers

Wisconsin Historical Markers tell stories about the people and places that contribute to our state's rich heritage.

Anyone can apply for a Wisconsin State Historical Marker by submitting a completed application form. Read how to do it step-by-step.


Glacier Canyon Lodge, Wisconsin Dells, WI.

Save the date!

2017 Local History and Historic Preservation Conference

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Oct 20-21, 2017

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Local History Webinars

Winter Series 2016-2017

Watch our Annual Local History Webinars offered this winter.

Save the date for the 2017 Annual Conference

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Local History Regional Meetings

Collaborate. Cooperate. Join the discussion.

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Racine County Historical Museum.

Societies and Museums Affiliated with the Wisconsin Historical Society

Find contact information for the local historical societies and museums affiliated with the Wisconsin Historical Society.
Enlarge Map of Wisconsin indicating the Northern and Southern representative areas.

Have Questions?

Contact the Northern Representative, Janet Seymour, by phone at 715-836-2250 or by email below:

Contact the Southern Representative, Richard Bernstein, by phone at 608-264-6583 or by email below: