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A Guide for Public Archeology in Wisconsin

Download the Wisconsin Archeological Survey Guidelines.

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

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

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.

Guide or Instruction

Survey Manual

Find guidance for undertaking architectural and historical surveys in Wisconsin.

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

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

Download the Wisconsin-preferred National Register form.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Form or Application

Archaeology Site Forms

Find information for completing Wisconsin archaeological site forms.

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

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.

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

Instructions for consultants requesting consideration for federally funded subgrant projects.

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