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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.

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

Guide or Instruction

Survey Manual

Find guidance for undertaking architectural and historical surveys in Wisconsin.

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

How to request a preliminary evaluation of National Register eligibility.

Form or Application

Archaeology Site Forms

Find information for completing Wisconsin archaeology site forms.

A Guide for Archaeologists

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

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

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

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.

Instructions for consultants requesting consideration for federally funded subgrant projects.

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

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

These consultants are available to help you prepare your National Register of Historic Places nomination.

Download the Wisconsin-preferred National Register form.

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

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

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

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

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