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Learn how cataloged human burial sites in Wisconsin are given greater protection under Wisconsin State Law

Learn about the benefits of cataloging a human burial site, from property tax exemptions to membership on the Registry of Interested Persons.

What You Can Do

Do you want to know how to protect a human burial site in Wisconsin? Learn several ways to preserve cemeteries and Native American mounds.

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.

Register Now for the 2016 Annual Conference

Conference, Local History Conference, Convention, Historic Preservation Conference, historic preservation, town square, council for local history

Learn how this landowner turned burial sites on his land into an asset.

State of Wisconsin: Department of Admistration

This grant program helps to preserve and improve access to the natural and historic resources of Wisconsin's Great Lakes coasts

What laws affect home burial? Read this before you create a burial site on private property.

Learn how this landowner handled the discovery of human remains on her property.

Wisconsin has more than 530 official state historical markers and each one tells a story about our state's rich heritage.

What to do if You Think a Cemetery is Not Being Properly Maintained

Are you concered about an overgrown or neglected cemetery? Learn what you can do to help.

Different types of weatherstripping for exterior doors that will improve energy efficiency of a historic building.

State Historic Preservation Office, Wisconsin Historical Society

This grant provides funding for the identification, evaluation, and listing of architectural and archaeological resources

Learn best practices for repairing, replacing and maintaining exterior materials for a historic building.

For Properties with Human Burial Sites

Do you own a human burial site in Wisconsin? Learn about your rights and responsibilities under state law.

Tourism Cares

This grant program provides funding for cultural, historic or natural tourism-related sites.

Apply for tax credits for historic income-producing buildings in Wisconsin.

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

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

Learn the key factors to consider before purchasing a historic house.
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