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Read about techniques to help you develop a well-written historical marker inscription.

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

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

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 public statement for historic preservation must do two things: be highly persuasive, and draw listeners into your cause.

Before you sign the paperwork to form a new historic preservation group, learn about your supporters and community.

Design and facilitate your historic preservation group meetings to foster a lively and productive discussion

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

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 what it takes to organize a new historical society and how to become affilitaed with the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Social events and educational programs are two of the best ways to build membership in your historic preservation organization.

Nonprofit board members must follow certain legal standards to protect the interests of members, sponsors, and donors.

Guide or Instruction

About the Book Award of Merit

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites submissions for the Society's annual Book Award of Merit, awarded in June of each year.

Turn reluctant supporters of historic preservation into preservation advocates by preparing counter-arguments to common concerns

Guide or Instruction

About the Museum Exhibit Awards

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for its Museum Exhibit Awards

Chapter 6: Preservation Commission Budgets and Finances, Page 2 of 3

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

NHD Teacher Essentials

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

Compiled by the Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board

Find helpful information on managing local historical records.
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