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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.

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

A Guide for Archaeologists

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

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

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

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

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