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All Wisconsin National Register of Historic Places listings are searchable on our website.

These are static lists and may not convey the most current information about a property.

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About Our Newspapers

Full Newspapers, Name Index, Local History and Biographical Clippings

Explore our physical and digital collections of newspapers, which is the second largest collection of newspapers in the U.S.

Help recover artifacts stolen from the Wisconsin Historical Museum.

The Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory will tell you if your property is listed, individually or contributing to a historic district.

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About Our Wisconsin Name Index

Use the Wisconsin Name Index to browse obituaries, newspaper clippings and biographical book excerpts.

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

Common questions about the National Register and State Register of Historic Places.

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About Our Cemetery Records

The Society owns many small groups of published and unpublished records from churches and from public and private cemeteries around Wisconsin.

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About Our Birth Records

Pre-1907 Vital Records Collection

Explore this index of over 1 million pre-1907 state-level birth records to locate full records on microfilm reels.

Among the Top Five Institutions for Genealogy Research in the U.S.

Search the Wisconsin Historical Society's vast family history collections, which are among the top five for genealogy research in the U.S.

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About Our Church Records

Learn how to search and access our Church Records Collections.

Search digital records on more than 140,000 historic buildings, structures and objects throughout Wisconsin.

Search this digital collection of 16,000 historical newspaper articles on notable Wisconsin people and communities.

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About Our Marriage Records

Pre-1907 Vital Records Collection

Browse our online index of over 1 million pre-1907 marriage records and see full marriage records on microfilm at the Society's library.

Explore millions of pre-1907 Wisconsin Vital Records. Copies are also available for purchase.

The Society’s museum collections include 110,000 historical objects and about 500,000 archaeological items that document the history of Wisconsin.

Eligible properties must retain the essential physical appearance of the period in which they were important, and meet one of four criteria.

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About Our Maps and Atlases

Explore our physical and digital collections of more than 25,000 maps and atlases, which focus on Wisconsin, the Midwest, the U.S. and Canada.

How to request a preliminary evaluation of National Register eligibility.
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