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

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

Download the Wisconsin-preferred National Register form.

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

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

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

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

Instructions for consultants requesting consideration for federally funded subgrant projects.

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

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.

A Guide for Public Archeology in Wisconsin

Download the Wisconsin Archeological Survey Guidelines.

Learn how archaeologists request approval from the Director of the Wisconsin Historical Society

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

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

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.

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.

A Guide for Archaeologists

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

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

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