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The best way to handle a historic preservation problem that gets a lot of public exposure is to turn it into a PR opportunity.

Guide or Instruction

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.

To find and attract major donors to your nonprofit organization, you need a long-term strategy and a great way to make your organization stand out.

Guide or Instruction

Survey Manual

Find guidance for undertaking architectural and historical surveys in Wisconsin.

Tours offer a great way to increase the visibility of your organization and preservation issues in the area.

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

Learn helpful tips for hiring the right contractor for a historic rehabilitation project.

Understanding Your Community's Values on Historic Resources, Part 1 of 2

If you want to make a case for historic preservation in your community, you’ll need to understand your community’s values about its historic resources.

National History Day in Wisconsin

Example recruitment and confirmation letters to school-level event judges for National History Day in Wisconsin

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

Learn the top maintenance practices you can follow to prevent costly rehabilitation projects.

Learn tips for using our collections of over 40,000 published family histories for geneaology research.

Before you sign the paperwork to form a new historic preservation group, learn about your supporters and community.

Young people may have much to offer your historic preservation organization - and they could turn into dues-paying members down the road.

Learn methods of sealing and insulating many different parts of your historic house.

A potential Wisconsin Historical Marker must meet the criteria for the marker topic and where it will be located.

National History Day in Wisconsin

Check out a sample schedule to help you prepare for your own National History Day event

Directions for replacing a broken or rotted sash cord in a historic window.

Learn how to use our newspapers, obituaries and biographical articles for genealogy research.

National History Day in Wisconsin

Learn what an annotated bibliography is and the steps to create one
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