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Learn best practices to maintain and/or replace the original furnace in your historic house.

Compiled by the Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board

Find helpful information on managing local historical records.

Identify effective ways to craft your historic preservation message for different audiences by anticipating their concerns and objections.

Government Relations for Historic Preservation Advocates, Part 1 of 2

Your historic preservation advocacy group can accomplish great things by building a good relationship with government officials.

Get to Know Your Elected Officials and their Staff

Government outreach for advocates means two things: establishing relationships with the right people, and knowing who does what.

Architecture and History Inventory

Tips on finding records for urban, rural and unusual properties

How to identify water-related issues and ways to keep water away from the foundation of a historic building.

People become members of your nonprofit organization for many reasons, but the key reason is belief in your mission.

See helpful tips for hiring professionals to advise you on the condition of your building.

Explore information about caring for the slate roof on your historic house.

Your nonprofit organization's best approach toward potential conflicts of interest is to establish a policy that will prevent these conflicts.

Website visitors will expect even your low-budget historic preservation group to have a professional-looking and regularly updated website.

Guide or Instruction

Weatherizing Your Historic House

Learn methods to weatherize a historic building and practices to avoid.

Your historic preservation group can find many ways to collaborate and share information with universities and colleges.

The key to managing an internal crisis in your nonprofit organization is to plan for it.

If your historic preservation group is not using internet technologies to reach your supporters, you are closing doors on a broad audience.

NHD Teacher Essentials

Download the annual theme book for this year, published by the national NHD program

National History Day in Wisconsin

What to do the day of a National History Day event at your school

Your historic preservation group has many options to seek funding for preservation-related arts and humanities projects.

Submission Guidelines

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