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These consultants are available to help you research historic buildings and archaeological sites.

Download the Wisconsin Historical Society and DOT Determination of Eligibility Form.

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

A list of resources for professionals recommended by the Division of Historic Preservation-Public History.

General Information

Wisconsin Supplementary Manual

For Nominations to the National Register of Historic Places

Find guidance for preparing a typical Wisconsin nomination to the State Register and the National Register of Historic Places.

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

Learn who serves on the Wisconsin Historic Preservation Review Board and when they meet.

Download the Wisconsin-preferred National Register form.

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

See the most current list of intensive architectural surveys completed in Wisconsin.

Find contact information for Tribal Historic Preservation Officers (THPO).

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

Instructions for consultants requesting consideration for federally funded subgrant projects.

A Guide for Public Archeology in Wisconsin

Download the Wisconsin Archeological Survey Guidelines.

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

A list of resources for professionals recommended by the Division of Historic Preservation-Public History.

How to request a preliminary evaluation of National Register eligibility.

Download the public land permit required to conduct archaeology on all non-federal public land in Wisconsin.

Submit this form for placement on the Wisconsin list of professional archaeologists.
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