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Want to protect a burial site and lower your property taxes at the same time? Find out how.

The J.M. Kaplan Fund

This grant seeks to provide funding for the preservation and protection of archaeological sites and the built environment

Your Rights Under Wisconsin State Law

Are you unhappy about a decision to move or protect a human burial site? Find out the process to request an appeal.

Find instructions and forms for Certified Local Governments to apply for subgrant funds.

Review the most important features to maintain from your historic building's original interior design.

Working Within the Boundaries of Cemeteries and Mound Groups

Do you need to disturb a cemetery or mound group? Planning to build, plant, or work in a cemetery or Native American mound group? Read this first.

See the criteria used to review and rate CLG subgrant applications.

A list of resources for professionals recommended by the Division of Historic Preservation-Public History.

Explore the most common problems you may encounter with your stucco exterior.

Learn best practices for preserving your original pressed-metal (tin) ceiling.

Find a marker’s official number, its official name and location. Also includes a map index code corresponding to the Wisconsin Official State Highway Map.

Learn all about wood-shingled roofs and best practices for installation.

General Information

Historic Preservation Glossary

Discover ways to repair or maintain shellac finishes on wood surfaces.

Wisconsin Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office

This program offers 20 percent of the cost of rehabilitating historic commercial buildings as a federal income tax credit.

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

Learn helpful information about flashing and how to ask your roofing professional the right questions.

Learn about best practices to preserve and maintain your decorative plaster features.

Learn methods for restoring your historic storefront to its original appearance.

Learn best practices for renovating a building while maintaining its historic integrity.
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