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National History Day in Wisconsin

What to do the day of a National History Day event at your school

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

Learn the ways that members can support your nonprofit organization beyond just paying their annual dues.

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

Guide or Instruction

Death Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using death records for family history research.

A service-learning collaboration could be the perfect way for your historic preservation group to fulfill a specific project need.

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.

Blogging can be a useful communication tool for your historic preservation group to share its advocacy message with a large online audience.

Organizing a Fundraising Auction for Your Nonprofit Organization, Part 2 of 3

Staging an auction can be a fun way to raise funds as long as your nonprofit organization plans the event carefully.

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

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

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

Use press releases and media advisories to alert the media about your historic preservation group's newsworthy events.

Your nonprofit preservation organization can find funding opportunities and lots of support from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

See helpful tips for hiring professionals to advise you on the condition of your building.

Guide or Instruction

Weatherizing Your Historic House

Learn methods to weatherize a historic building and practices to avoid.

Classroom Materials for NHD

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

Organizing a Publicity Event, Part 2 of 2

Learn how to plan the details to ensure your historic preservation group's event is a success.

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