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

A Guide for Public Archeology in Wisconsin

Download the Wisconsin Archeological Survey Guidelines.

Download the Wisconsin-preferred National Register form.

How to request a preliminary evaluation of National Register eligibility.

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.

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

Guide or Instruction

Survey Manual

Find guidance for undertaking architectural and historical surveys in Wisconsin.

Instructions for consultants requesting consideration for federally funded subgrant projects.

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.

Form or Application

Archaeology Site Forms

Find information for completing Wisconsin archaeological site forms.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
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