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Read about techniques to help you develop a well-written historical marker inscription.

Find a marker’s official number, its official name and location. Also includes a map index code corresponding to the Wisconsin Official State Highway Map.

A potential Wisconsin Historical Marker must meet the criteria for the marker topic and where it will be located.

Wisconsin has more than 530 official state historical markers and each one tells a story about our state's rich heritage.

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

Questions to Get You Started

Use these questions to develop a well-documented, comprehensive text for your marker inscription.

Find answers to the most common questions about Wisconsin Historical Markers.
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