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Read an overview of role of state statutes and see the compendium of primary state historic preservation laws (PDF).

Recognize traditional cornices and learn to maintain them.

Learn to identify and evaluate structural problems in your historic building's foundation.

Who They Are and How to Join

Do you have an interest in protecting a particular cemetery or type of burial site? Learn why you should apply for the Registry of Interested Persons.

Historic Preservation Commission List (PDF)

See PDF of contact information for Local Historic Preservation Commissions in Wisconsin. Maintained by the Wisconsin Historical Society..

General Information

Dane Arts Grants

Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission

Dane Arts seeks to promote arts, culture, and local history through multiple grant opportunites.

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

Endres Manufacturing Company Foundation

This foundation provides financial support improve the educational and environmental resources in Dane County including historic preservation.

Learn the best practices for preserving the upper-floor windows and transoms on your historic building.

Learn how to make your historic building accessible to people with disabilities.

Learn the eight steps in the SHPO review process for local projects.

Learn the key factors to consider before purchasing a historic house.

Stateline Community Foundation

The Stateline Community Foundation is to promote the betterment of the greater Beloit community and the enhancement of the quality of life.

A Guide for Public Archeology in Wisconsin

Download the Wisconsin Archeological Survey Guidelines.

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

General Information

Bemis Company Foundation

Bemis Company, Inc.

The foundation supports area projects involved in arts & culture and education.

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

Learn about common problems you may encounter with your brick masonry.

What laws affect home burial? Read this before you create a burial site on private property.

National Park Service

Assists projects leading directly to identification, preservation, and interpretation of battlefield and/or historic sites associated with a battle.
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