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Follow this 5-step inspection to determine if your historic house or building needs new electrical wiring.

Learn how to preserve or replace the metal roof on your historic building.

Your historic preservation group has many options to seek funding for preservation-related arts and humanities projects.

Social events and educational programs are two of the best ways to build membership in your historic preservation organization.

Learn methods of sealing and insulating many different parts of your historic house.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a National History Day documentary

If your nonprofit board forms a governance committee, it will serve as your board’s conscience and ensure your board lives up to its potential.

Find helpful advice on choosing the right paint and supplies for your historic building.

Guide or Instruction

About the Book Award of Merit

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites submissions for the Society's annual Book Award of Merit, awarded in June of each year.

An awards program is a fun and inexpensive way to proactively promote historic preservation in your community.

National History Day in Wisconsin

What to do the day of a National History Day event at your school

Asking for money is never easy, but these tips suggest some easy ways to ask people to support your nonprofit organization.

Your nonprofit organization’s ideal communications strategy will balance web-based communications with strategically-planned printed materials.

Learn what it takes to organize a new historical society and how to become affilitaed with the Wisconsin Historical Society.

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

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a History Day website

The duties of nonprofit board officers generally break down into three roles: president or chair, vice president or vice chair, and treasurer.

Learn how to repair mortar on your historic brick, stone or stucco building.

A public relations plan can serve as a roadmap for your historic preservation group to effectively communicate your story and message.

Get tips on how to handle communications when opponents to your cause become unpleasant.
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