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For Properties with Human Burial Sites

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

What steps should you take to research burial sites prior to conducting a field project? Read more to find out.

Don't panic! Stop what you are doing and read this article. The Wisconsin Historical Society can help.

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

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

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

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.

For Properties with Burial Sites

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

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

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

What to do if you notice a human burial site being destroyed or damaged.

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

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

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

A Guide for Archaeologists

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

Learn what the standards and expectations are for archaeologists working within Wisconsin's human burial sites.

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

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.

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

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