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

Your historic preservation advocacy work will be most effective if you match your efforts to your community's values on historic resources.

The core responsibility of your nonprofit board is to work together as a group to govern your organization.

Learn tips for using local and county histories for geneaology research.

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

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

Submission Guidelines

The Reuben Gold Thwaites Trophy is presented annually a historical society for excellence in service to its community.

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

Preservation is very much about people, and many reporters are looking for human-interest stories that inspire others. Learn how to create those stories.

Learn how to clean, repair, paint and maintain metal features on your historic building.

NHD Teacher Essentials

Download the annual theme book for this year, published by the national NHD program.

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

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.

Your historic preservation group can use a free online mapping tool to create a virtual tour of a historic site or building in your community.

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

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

Your nonprofit board will be more successful if members adopt the skills and habits that lead to excellence in these six areas of competency.

Get answers to some common questions about intellectual property for historic preservation organizations.

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

Learn how to repair splits or cracks in wood siding on your historic building.

Learn how to replace wood shingle siding on a historic building.
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