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The best way to handle a historic preservation problem that gets a lot of public exposure is to turn it into a PR opportunity.

Investing in your resources wisely is the key to maximizing your budget. Learn which resources are worth the money.

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Marriage Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using marriage records for family history research.

Make the most of your meeting with an elected official or political staffer by takinge the right actions before, during, and after the meeting.

Learn methods of assessing the condition of the foundation, electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems of a historic building.

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

National History Day in Wisconsin

See examples of interview questions that judges may ask students at National History Day in Wisconsin competitions

Your nonprofit organization's tax status determines whether your organization can engage in lobbying and other political activities

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

Government Relations for Historic Preservation Advocates, Part 1 of 2

Your historic preservation advocacy group can accomplish great things by building a good relationship with government officials.

Each year member readers vote for the best original article of the volume year of the Wisconsin Magazine of History

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

Learn how to start researching your family history using our physical and online family history resources.

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

Social media has become so common that your historic preservation organization may appear out of touch if you do not use it in your operations.

Asking for money is never easy, but these tips suggest some easy ways to ask people to support your nonprofit organization.

Questions to Get You Started

Use these questions to develop a well-documented, comprehensive text for your marker inscription.

Steps for removing non-historic replacement siding on a historic building.

Bylaws provide an operating framework for your new nonprofit organization.
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