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Website visitors will expect even your low-budget historic preservation group to have a professional-looking and regularly updated website.

Your nonprofit board and executive director have different and complementary roles, but they must work together to ensure your organization is a success.

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

Elements to look for and pay attention to when renovating the interior of a historic building.

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for its Wisconsin History Website Award.

Learn tips for using our collections of over 40,000 published family histories for geneaology research.

Your historic preservation group can boost its public profile by incorporating a public relations mindset into daily communications.

Learn how to fix a door that sticks or binds in your historic building.

Learn about the types of federal funding programs available for preserving a historic building or place in your community.

Partnerships for Historic Preservation Advocacy, Part 1 of 2

Your historic preservation advocacy group can maximize its impact on your community by finding a partner to expand your talent and expertise.

Guide or Instruction

Weatherizing Your Historic House

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

Learn how to use our newspapers, obituaries and biographical articles for genealogy research.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a National History Day documentary

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

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

Your historic preservation group can work with your local government to advocate for a historic preservation ordinance and commission.

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

An awards program is a fun and inexpensive way to proactively promote historic preservation in your community.

Your historic preservation group can make compelling arguments for preservation by creating videos and posting them online.

Identify effective ways to craft your historic preservation message for different audiences by anticipating their concerns and objections.
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