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Frequently Asked Questions

For owners of archaeological sites listed in the National Register of Historic Places or the State Register of Historic Places.

Learn the necessary elements for historic rehabilitation project work contracts.

Learn to identify typical brick foundation problems.

Recognize traditional cornices and learn to maintain them.

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

General Information

Wisconsin Humanities Council

Greater Green Bay Area Humanities Fund

This grant program seeks to strengthen communities and enrich the cultural life in the Green Bay area.

Learn why the windows in your historic building are worth repairing and restoring.

Review guidelines for building an addition to your historic commercial building.

Read this information before planning a project inside a cemetery or mound group.

Learn how this landowner turned burial sites on his land into an asset.

General Information

National Trust Preservation Funds

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Grants from the National Trust Preservation Funds encourage preservation at the local level by providing seed money for preservation projects.

Learn the history of electrical wiring in Wisconsin to address problems with the electrical system in your historic building.

Insulate and seal walls in your historic house to improve energy efficiency.

Learn about common problems that could occur with a historic stone building.

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Historic Building Foundations

Learn the three things you should know about the construction of your historic building's foundation.

Learn best practices to preserve and maintain all elements of your original roof.

Read an overview of role of state statutes and see the compendium of primary state historic preservation laws (PDF).

Learn how to find the right home inspector for you.

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

General Information

Historic Preservation Grants

The 1772 Foundation

This grant provides funds for the rebailitation and preservation of historic buldings throughout the United States.
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