Wisconsin Historical Society

Preserve Your Homes and Properties

Registration is now open for the 2018 Conference!

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  • Make plans to join us October 26-27, 2018 in Elkhart Lake

State Historic Preservation Officer Review Process

Learn the steps to follow to get a letter from the State Historic Preservation Officer, also known as SHPO.

Preservation Professionals

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Tax Credits and Funding

 Tax Credits for Historic Building Rehabilitation

 If you are planning work on a historic building, you may be eligible for a tax credit.

 Historic Preservation Funding Opportunities

 Browse over 40 programs offering funding for projects that preserve Wisconsin's historic places.


Archaeology Programs and Services

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The Wisconsin Historical Society has several programs that serve to protect and interpret Wisconsin's archaeological resources.