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

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

A Guide for Public Archeology in Wisconsin

Download the Wisconsin Archeological Survey Guidelines.

A Guide for Archaeologists

Ensure you are complying with Wisconsin's burial sites laws.

Download the Wisconsin-preferred National Register form.

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

How to request a preliminary evaluation of National Register eligibility.

Guide or Instruction

Survey Manual

Find guidance for undertaking architectural and historical surveys in Wisconsin.

These consultants are available to help you research historic buildings and archaeological 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.

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

Instructions for consultants requesting consideration for federally funded subgrant projects.

Form or Application

Archaeology Site Forms

Find information for completing Wisconsin archaeology site forms.

Download the Wisconsin Historical Society and DOT Determination of Eligibility Form.

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

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

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

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

See the most current list of intensive architectural surveys completed in Wisconsin.
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