Inquire about in-person presentations by archaeologists from the Wisconsin Historical Society.

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

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About the Museum Archaeology Program (MAP)

Learn about the history, outreach and services of the Society's Museum Archaeology Program.

A Guide for Archaeologists

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

Learn how archaeological sites are protected in Wisconsin.

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

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About the State Archaeology Program

Learn how the State Archaeology Program serves the public.

For Properties with Human Burial Sites

Do you own a human burial site in Wisconsin? Learn about your rights and responsibilities under state law.

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

Learn how this landowner handled the discovery of human remains on her property.

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

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