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

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

A Guide for Public Archeology in Wisconsin

Download the Wisconsin Archeological Survey Guidelines.

Form or Application

Archaeology Site Forms

Find information for completing Wisconsin archaeology site forms.

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

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

Download the Wisconsin-preferred National Register form.

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

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

These consultants are available to help you prepare your National Register of Historic Places nomination.

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

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

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

How to request a preliminary evaluation of National Register eligibility.

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

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.

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.

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

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