Historic Preservation - Local History Annual Conference | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Local History - Historic Preservation Annual Conference

Annual Conference

Save the Date for 2016

Save The Date October 21-22 for the 2016 Annual Local History and Historic Preservation Conference at the Glacier Canyon Conference Center in Wisconsin Dells. Watch for the conference brochure in your mailbox and on this website in early July 2016.

In 2016, you can choose from a schedule of 30 sessions and 12 in-depth workshops, plus enjoy ample opportunities for networking and socializing. The conference schedule is designed to offer a wide variety of topics relevant to museum professionals, volunteers, students, preservation advocacy groups, and historic preservation commission members and staff.

Review Previous Conference Materials

Select 2015 Conference Presentations

2015 Full Conference Brochure (PDF, 2.8 MB)

2015 Schedule at a glance (PDF, 26 KB)

Select 2014 Conference Presentations


Thank You to the 2016 Conference Sponsors

Wisconsin Association of Historic Preservation Commissions

Wisconsin Council for Local History


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Wisconsin Field Services Regions

Contact the Northern Representative:

Janet Seymour
c/o University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire,
Hibbard 733
105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701-4004
Phone: 715-836-2250

Contact the Southern Representative:

Richard Bernstein
Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street,
Room 455
Madison, WI 53706-1482
Phone: 608-264-6583



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