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These are static lists and may not convey the most current information about a property.

The Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory will tell you if your property is listed, individually or contributing to a historic district.

Do you want to see if anyone from your state or community participated in the 1964 Freedom Summer Project? Search over 1,600 names.

Eligible properties must retain the essential physical appearance of the period in which they were important, and meet one of four criteria.

Learn about the Wisconsin Historical Society's award-winning, full color, quarterly magazine. Published since 1917.

Brief descriptions and links to original documents created by CORE, SNCC, COFO, local residents, volunteers and opponents. Organized by topic

These consultants are available to help you prepare your National Register of Historic Places nomination.

Learn the basics for using the Archives catalogs online.

General Information

Arts and Artifacts Appraisers

See a list of professional appraisers in Wisconsin and nearby areas of Minnesota and Illinois

General Information


For Headquarters, Library, Archives and Program Offices

See information about the accessibility of the building and the services provided to visitors with disabilities.

See a list of reliable preservation and conservation resources for museums, historical societies, libraries and other cultural collecting institutions.

See links to helpful websites offering tips on caring for and maintaining family treasures.

Learn about the various online and physical catalogs you can use to search the Society's collections.

General Information

Government Publications

Learn how to access the Government Publications collections at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Common questions about the National Register and State Register of Historic Places.

Information on over 7,000 photographers who were active in Wisconsin from about 1840 to 1976.

General Information

Purchasing Copies

Copy fees and policies for the Society's Library and Archives.

Common questions about the Wisconsin Historical Society Web Archives collection.

Do you have a three-dimensional object that relates in a significant way to the history or prehistory of Wisconsin? See the other criteria needed to donate
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