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

What steps should you take to research burial sites prior to conducting a field project? Read more to find out.

How to request a preliminary evaluation of National Register eligibility.

Don't panic! Stop what you are doing and read this article. The Wisconsin Historical Society can help.

A Guide for Public Archeology in Wisconsin

Download the Wisconsin Archeological Survey Guidelines.

Form or Application

Archaeology Site Forms

Find information for completing Wisconsin archaeological site forms.

Learn about current Wisconsin Historical Society guidelines for the documentation of human burial sites.

Read this information before planning a project inside a cemetery or mound group.

General Information

Wisconsin Supplementary Manual

For Nominations to the National Register of Historic Places

Find guidance for preparing a typical Wisconsin nomination to the State Register and the National Register of Historic Places.

Instructions for consultants requesting consideration for federally funded subgrant projects.

Learn what the standards and expectations are for archaeologists working within Wisconsin's human burial sites.

Download the Wisconsin-preferred National Register form.

Download the public land permit required to conduct archaeology on all non-federal public land in Wisconsin.

Guide or Instruction

Survey Manual

Find guidance for undertaking architectural and historical surveys in Wisconsin.

Learn how archaeologists request approval from the Director of the Wisconsin Historical Society

Learn who serves on the Wisconsin Historic Preservation Review Board and when they meet.

Learn about the procedures for handling publicly-owned or abandoned burial sites.

Submit this form for placement on the Wisconsin list of professional archaeologists.

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.

Find contact information for Tribal Historic Preservation Officers (THPO).
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