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Submission Guidelines

The Historic Preservation and Restoration Awards recognize exemplary projects that have preserved or restored a part of Wisconsin's heritage

Social events and educational programs are two of the best ways to build membership in your historic preservation organization.

Partnerships for Historic Preservation Advocacy, Part 2 of 2

Your historic preservation advocacy group can ensure your partnerships are mutually rewarding by preparing to manage the inevitable challenges.

Learn how to prepare the surface of a historic house for painting.

Learn how to identify and repair the decorative glass in your historic building.

Grant funding is readily available for historic preservation organizations that are willing to put in some hard work.

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.

Classroom Materials for NHD

Learn about how to bring National History Day into your classroom, including strategies, handouts, and lesson plans

Your advocacy group's message for historic preservation will have more impact if the people who deliver know how to be clear, rational, and appealing.

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Marriage Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using marriage records for family history research.

Learn about assessing the condition of the structure, floors, ceilings, walls and fixtures of a historic building.

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About the Public Program Award

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for an award that honors outstanding work in a new Wisconsin history public program.

Turn reluctant supporters of historic preservation into preservation advocates by preparing counter-arguments to common concerns

Compiled by the Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board

Find helpful information on managing local historical records.

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

Learn the basics of how to repair linoleum in your historic building.

National History Day Competitions

A generic judge orientation outline used at the state event and at several regional events in Wisconsin

A great nonprofit board can make the difference between a highly successful organization and one that few people even know about.

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

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