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Celebrate 50 Years of the National Historic Preservation Act by Visiting One of These Landmarks

Celebrate 50 Years of the National Historic Preservation Act by Visiting One of These Landmarks

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.

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

Different types of weatherstripping for exterior doors that will improve energy efficiency of a historic building.

Explore the most common problems you may encounter with your stucco exterior.

Learn more about this list of known human burial sites in Wisconsin.

Ensure you meet the required code regulations while keeping your building historic.

Learn the importance of historic awnings and how to choose the appropriate type for your building.

Learn tips to ensure your roofing contractor uses best practices for your historic house.

General Information

Public Humanites Program Grants

Wisconsin Humanities Council

This grant program seeks to enrich individuals’ lives and the civic life of communities through humanities education.

Learn about best practices to preserve and maintain your original wood floors.

Learn how to get necessary approvals for your rehabilitation project.

For Properties with Burial Sites

Learn the steps to nagivate the application process to get a tax exemption under Wisconsin burial sites law.

Ensure that your rehabilitation project follows historic preservation best practices.

General Information

NEH Implementation Grants

National Endowment for the Humanities

The grant offers support for museums, libraries, historic places, and other organizations that produce public programs in the humanities.

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

Learn about common exterior wood trim problems and how to solve them.

Wisconsin Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office

This program offers 20 percent of the cost of rehabilitating historic commercial buildings as a federal income tax credit.

Learn how to prevent wood rot in a historic building.

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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