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

Learn to identify and maintain structural, colored storefront glass.

Review the reasons to preserve the original wood features on your historic building.

Learn how to make your historic building accessible to people with disabilities.

Learn helpful information about flashing and how to ask your roofing professional the right questions.

Review the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for historic building rehabilitation projects.

General Information

Historic Buildings and Lead Paint

Learn to manage or remove lead paint in your historic building.

General Information

West Foundation Grants

Ruth St. John and John Dunham West Foundation, Inc.

This grant supports organizations through the financial promotion of humanitarian, educational, charitable, cultural and civic or public purposes.

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

Learn the history of slipcovers and how to restore the original facade.

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

General Information

International Grants Program

The Questers

This grant funds teh restoration and preservation of artifacts, existing memorials, historic buildings, landmarks and educational purposes.

Explore the benefits of heritage tourism for you and for your community.

See the top maintenance practices you can follow to prevent a costly rehabilitation project.

Learn why historic preservation is beneficial to your community and its identity.

Learn to identify and evaluate structural problems in your historic building's foundation.

Review the most important features to maintain from your historic building's original interior design.

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

Review types of gutters and maintenance tips for gutters on your historic house.

Wisconsin Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office

This program offers 20 percent of the cost of rehabilitating historic commercial buildings as a federal income tax credit.
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