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Understanding Your Community's Values on Historic Resources, Part 1 of 2

If you want to make a case for historic preservation in your community, you’ll need to understand your community’s values about its historic resources.

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.

Read about techniques to help you develop a well-written historical marker inscription.

Identify effective ways to craft your historic preservation message for different audiences by anticipating their concerns and objections.

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

Student Guides to NHD

Learn how to create your National History Day project

Learn the steps in the SHPO review process for Federal projects.

Use these five tools to craft a convincing message to advocate for historic preservation in your community.

Your nonprofit preservation organization can find funding opportunities and lots of support from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Television and radio provide great opportunities to share your historic preservation message and attract large numbers of supporters.

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

A service-learning collaboration could be the perfect way for your historic preservation group to fulfill a specific project need.

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.

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

If your nonprofit organization is considering investments and planned giving, you will need a committee that is dedicated to this task.

Organizing a Publicity Event, Part 1 of 2

A publicity event is an ideal way for your historic preservation group to communicate information about a newsworthy or milestone event

Guide or Instruction

About the Museum Exhibit Awards

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for its Museum Exhibit Awards

Classroom Materials for NHD

Learn about how to bring National History Day into your classroom, including strategies, handouts, and lesson plans

Guide or Instruction

Birth Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using birth records for family history research.

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