Wisconsin Historical Society

Preserve Your Homes and Properties

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.

Wisconsin Certified Local Government Report 2019

The report and executive summary are available to download and share with local governments.

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.

Education

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.

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Human Burials, Mounds and Cemeteries

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Learn about the state and federal laws that protect burial sites in Wisconsin, including Native American mounds.