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

Learn how to clean, repair, paint and maintain metal features on your historic building.

How You Can Win When You Lose

You may not win every historic preservation campaign, but you can use your foundation of support to launch your next effort.

Review the steps a professional will take when replacing the foundation of your historic building.

Your advocacy group's message for historic preservation will have more impact if the people who deliver know how to be clear, rational, and appealing.

Organizing a Fundraising Auction for Your Nonprofit Organization, Part 1 of 3

An auction is a great way to engage members in fundraising for your nonprofit organization, but it is also a huge commitment.

Design and facilitate your historic preservation group meetings to foster a lively and productive discussion

Turn reluctant supporters of historic preservation into preservation advocates by preparing counter-arguments to common concerns

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

Explore methods of assessing the exterior condition of your historic building.

National History Day in Wisconsin

Check out a sample schedule to help you prepare for your own National History Day event

Learn best practices for painting the exterior masonry on your historic building.

Partnerships for Historic Preservation Advocacy, Part 2 of 2

Your historic preservation advocacy group can ensure your partnerships are mutually rewarding by preparing to manage the inevitable challenges.

Guide or Instruction

About the Museum Exhibit Awards

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for its Museum Exhibit Awards

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

Learn how to replace clapboard wood siding on your historic building.

A potential Wisconsin Historical Marker must meet the criteria for the marker topic and where it will be located.

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

Review methods of removing paint and managing lead paint in your historic building.

Guide or Instruction

Weatherizing Your Historic House

Learn methods to weatherize a historic building and practices to avoid.
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