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General Information

Local History Webinar Workshops

See our annual Local History Webinar Workshops, offered every spring.

Learn how to apply for a mini-grant from the Wisconsin Historical Society and Wisconsin Council for Local History.

Learn about this nonprofit volunteer organization that assists the Society in its mission of preserving, understanding and sharing history.

General Information

Local History Regional Meetings

See information on the Society's Local History regional meetings and other networking opportunities.

Philip Hasheider has been awarded the 2014 Genealogy/Family History Book Award.

This division collects and preserves the material culture of Wisconsin and interprets the state's history and prehistory for the public.

Field Trip or Tour

Group Tours

How to Arrange a Tour

Schedule a group tour of the Society's nationally known Library and Archives.

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Learn more about this world-renowned bassist and his influential role at the University of Wisconsin and in the city of Madison.

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About the Field Services Program

See information for services provided by the Society's Field Services Program, which assists historical organizations throughout Wisconsin.

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board (WHRAB) and the Wisconsin Historical Society invite nominations for the Governor's Archives Awards

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Parking and Transportation

For Headquarters, Library, Archives and Program Offices

See parking and transportation options for visiting the Wisconsin Historical Society headquarters building.

This division provides a wide range of day-to-day support and long-range planning for the Wisconsin Historical Society

Societies and Museums Affiliated with the Wisconsin Historical Society

Find contact information for the local historical societies and museums affiliated with the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Learn who comprises the Wisconsin Council for Local History and its mission.

Annual Conference

See information about the 8th Annual Local History and Historic Preservation Conference.

Guide or Instruction

About the Museum Exhibit Awards

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for its Museum Exhibit Awards

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Nationally recognized social worker, community organizer, who led the successful campaign to restore federal recognition of the Menominee Tribe.

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Read about the prolific life of the man who has served as director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison marching band for over 40 years.

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for its Wisconsin History Website Award.

Matthew Prigge won the award for his article 'The Girl-Man of Milwaukee: The Lives of Cora Anderson.'
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