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How to identify water-related issues and ways to keep water away from the foundation of a historic building.

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

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

Learn the steps in the SHPO review process for Federal projects.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a National History Day performance

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

Guide or Instruction

Death Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using death records for family history research.

Get tips on how to handle communications when opponents to your cause become unpleasant.

Before you can officially call your organization a "nonprofit," you must apply for tax-exempt status with the IRS.

Nonprofit board members must follow certain legal standards to protect the interests of members, sponsors, and donors.

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.

Learn how to advocate for the preservation of historic buildings and resources in your community.

Your nonprofit organization's best approach toward potential conflicts of interest is to establish a policy that will prevent these conflicts.

Methods for improving the energy efficiency of historic windows.

Classroom Materials for NHD

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

The first steps to start a new nonprofit organization in Wisconsin are the same, regardless of the new organization’s purpose and mission.

Guide or Instruction

About the Museum Exhibit Awards

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for its Museum Exhibit Awards

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

Your public statement for historic preservation must do two things: be highly persuasive, and draw listeners into your cause.
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