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Wisconsin has many inspiring examples of historic preservationists and artists working together to accomplish great things.

Guide or Instruction

Census Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using census records for family history research.

Government Relations for Historic Preservation Advocates, Part 2 of 2

Learn how elected officials get their information so you can target your group's outreach to the right people

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a National History Day historical research paper

Learn about some of the challenges your group my face as it moves through stages of development.

Follow this 5-step inspection to determine if your historic house or building needs new electrical wiring.

Organizing a Publicity Event, Part 1 of 2

A publicity event is an ideal way for your historic preservation group to communicate information about a newsworthy or milestone event

Submission Guidelines

The Reuben Gold Thwaites Trophy is presented annually a historical society for excellence in service to its community.

Learn how you can get help organizing a local historical organization.

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

Learn how to start researching your family history using our physical and online family history resources.

Learn how to fix a door that sticks or binds in your historic building.

Guide or Instruction

Writing a Process Paper

National History Day in Wisconsin

Learn about how to write the process paper for NHD.

Asking for money is never easy, but these tips suggest some easy ways to ask people to support your nonprofit organization.

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

NHD Teacher Essentials

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

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.

Questions to Get You Started

Use these questions to develop a well-documented, comprehensive text for your marker inscription.

Understanding Your Community's Values about Historic Resources, Part 2 of 2

Your historic preservation advocacy work will be most effective if you match your efforts to your community's values on historic resources.

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