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See guidelines for planning your rehabilitation project, and organizing the design and construction.

Learn the top maintenance practices you can follow to prevent costly rehabilitation projects.

Learn best practices to maintain and/or replace the original furnace in your historic house.

Guide or Instruction

About the Museum Exhibit Awards

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for its Museum Exhibit Awards

Make the most of your meeting with an elected official or political staffer by takinge the right actions before, during, and after the meeting.

The first steps to start a new nonprofit organization in Wisconsin are the same, regardless of the new organization’s purpose and mission.

Your historic preservation group can use a free online mapping tool to create a virtual tour of a historic site or building in your community.

Conflict will be inevitable in your nonprofit organization, but avoiding a conflict will only waste time and drive people away from your organization.

Guide or Instruction

About the Public Program Award

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for an award that honors outstanding work in a new Wisconsin history public program.

Explore this in-depth online training for preservation commissioners.

Insulate and seal walls in your historic house to improve energy efficiency.

Organizing a Fundraising Auction for Your Nonprofit Organization, Part 2 of 3

Staging an auction can be a fun way to raise funds as long as your nonprofit organization plans the event carefully.

Learn how to fix a door that sticks or binds in your historic building.

Social media has become so common that your historic preservation organization may appear out of touch if you do not use it in your operations.

Your historic preservation group can work with your local government to advocate for a historic preservation ordinance and commission.

Questions to Get You Started

Use these questions to develop a well-documented, comprehensive text for your marker inscription.

Understanding Your Community's Values about Historic Resources, Part 2 of 2

Your historic preservation advocacy work will be most effective if you match your efforts to your community's values on historic resources.

Your historic preservation group can make compelling arguments for preservation by creating videos and posting them online.

Awareness of IP and nonprofit copyright laws will help you protect your organization's reputation and brand.

Learn helpful tips for hiring the right contractor for a historic rehabilitation project.
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