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The Neenah Historical Society wins the Society's Museum Exhibit Award for "Take Cover, Neenah! Backyard Family Fallout Shelters in Cold War America."

The Marathon County Historical Society wins the Society's Museum Exhibit Award for "Our Stories: The History of Marathon County."

With resourcefulness and ingenuity, Wisconsin’s historic preservationists have raised millions of dollars to protect the state's historic past.

A Positive Message and Multifaceted Campaign Saves the Historic Buildings

A positive and reasonable message was the key to saving historic buildings on the city of Madison's famed State Street.

"Sister: An African Americal Life in Search of Justice" Wins the Society's 2014 Book Award of Merit.

The Brown County Historical Society was awarded the Society's 2014 Public Program Award for its 25-year guest speaker series.

The 2014 Historic Restoration Award was presented to Gorman and Company for the firm's work on Milwaukee's Brewhouse Inn and Suites.

First National Bank, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

1873 building's character undermined by remodelings is restored to its Romanesque Revival glory.

Christina Kuhl Block, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Before restoration, gray paint and blocked-in windows disguised half of the 1885 building's High Victorian design.

The 2014 Governor's Award for Archival Achievement goes to the Swiss Center of North America in New Glarus.

Richland Center Depot, Richland Center, Wisconsin

A crumbling 1909 railroad depot is rehabilitated with help from federal grants.

Reedsburg Municipal Hospital, Reedsburg, Wisconsin

After sitting empty for several years, the 1932 Reedsburg Municipal Hospital was converted to independent-living senior apartments.

Sustained Community Effort Turns a 1907 High School Building into a Thriving Arts Center

Learn how a historic preservation group dealt with setbacks and conflicts to turn a deteriorating school building into a successful arts center

Adam and Mary Smith House, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Ornate masion slated to be deomolished is saved using Historic Preservation Tax Credits, relocated, and becomes centerpiece of new housing development.

The 2014 Governor's Award for Archival Achievement goes to the Madison Student Chapter of the Society of American Archivists.

Amity Leather Products Factory, West Bend, Wisconsin

A 1915 textile mill's multi-story form is renovated. Exposed steel and timber ceiling capture the industrial historic character of the building.

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Nationally recognized social worker, community organizer, who led the successful campaign to restore federal recognition of the Menominee Tribe.

Philip Hasheider has been awarded the 2014 Genealogy/Family History Book Award.

Paul Jules Saloon Building, Green Bay, Wisconsin

A boarded-over 1883 Italiante building is revived; attracting new businesses and positive changes to the Broadway-Walnut Historic District.

The Evansville Grove Society earned the award for its longstanding work in preserving Evansville's heritage.
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