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Want to know if there might be cemetery or Native American mound group on your property? The Society may have the answer

Want to protect a burial site and lower your property taxes at the same time? Find out how.

What to do if You Think a Cemetery is Not Being Properly Maintained

Are you concered about an overgrown or neglected cemetery? Learn what you can do to help.

What laws affect home burial? Read this before you create a burial site on private property.

Learn about the benefits of cataloging a human burial site, from property tax exemptions to membership on the Registry of Interested Persons.

Your Rights Under Wisconsin State Law

Are you unhappy about a decision to move or protect a human burial site? Find out the process to request an appeal.

Learn about the state and federal laws that protect burial sites, Native American mounds, and other places where human remains are buried.

Who are the Board members and what do they do? Find out here.

A Guide for Archaeologists

Ensure you are complying with Wisconsin's burial sites laws.

Read this information before planning a project inside a cemetery or mound group.

Learn how this landowner turned burial sites on his land into an asset.

What You Can Do

Do you want to know how to protect a human burial site in Wisconsin? Learn several ways to preserve cemeteries and Native American mounds.

Learn more about this list of known human burial sites in Wisconsin.

Working Within the Boundaries of Cemeteries and Mound Groups

Do you need to disturb a cemetery or mound group? Planning to build, plant, or work in a cemetery or Native American mound group? Read this first.

For Properties with Human Burial Sites

Do you own a human burial site in Wisconsin? Learn about your rights and responsibilities under state law.

Learn about the procedures for handling publicly-owned or abandoned burial sites.

Learn how this landowner handled the discovery of human remains on her property.

Learn how cataloged human burial sites in Wisconsin are given greater protection under Wisconsin State Law

Learn about current Wisconsin Historical Society guidelines for the documentation of human burial sites.

For Properties with Burial Sites

Learn the steps to nagivate the application process to get a tax exemption under Wisconsin burial sites law.
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