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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 replace drop wood siding on your historic building.

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

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

Bylaws provide an operating framework for your new nonprofit organization.

Steps for repairing the glazing compound in historic windows in order to improve energy efficiency.

The name you choose for your historic preservation organization will influence your "brand" and ultimately the success of your organization.

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.

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.

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

Organizing a Publicity Event, Part 1 of 2

A publicity event is an ideal way for your historic preservation group to communicate information about a newsworthy or milestone event

NHD Teacher Essentials

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

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

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

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

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

Guide or Instruction

Weatherizing Your Historic House

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

Tours offer a great way to increase the visibility of your organization and preservation issues in the area.

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

Guide or Instruction

Census Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using census records for family history research.
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