Annual Local History Workshops from the Wisconsin Historical Society | Wisconsin Historical Society

General Information

Local History Webinar Workshops

Our local history webinar workshops, offered every spring, are available for staff and volunteers of local historical societies, private historic preservation organizations and museums.

Workshop Features

These webinar workshops are sponsored by the Wisconsin Historical Society. Wisconsin Historical Society members receive discounts on registration fees. Local history workshops are offered annually each spring. 

Webinar workshops offer:

  • Easy online access; simply log on from your computer to attend these workshops presented via live webinar.
  • Learning opportunities led by Wisconsin and national specialists in the history and preservation field.
  • Something for everyone, from beginners to veterans, programs are geared to all levels of experience.


To register for spring 2014 Local History Workshops, please complete and submit the following printable registration form:

Note: Workshops have concluded for the 2014 season. Please check back in February 2015.

2014 Spring Webinar Workshops

Please note: All workshops listed below are online.

March 28     Introduction to PastPerfect 5.0

April 3          Funding for Collections Surveys

April 10        Basic Archival Supplies and Preservation Methods

April 17        Connecting with Area Educators

April 30        Legal Requirements for Tax-Exempt Organizations

May 8           Researching Historic Buildings

May 22         Basic Cemetery Documentation

May 29         Funding Information from the Jeffris Family Foundation

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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 441
Madison, WI 53706-1482
Phone: 608-264-6583


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