Wisconsin Historical Society

General Information

Local History-Field Services Program

Support and Services for Local History and Preservation Groups in Wisconsin

Local History-Field Services Program | Wisconsin Historical Society
EnlargeCounty map of field services regions. Society field services assist local historical societies and museums.

Wisconsin Field Services Regions

Use this map to identify the correct contact person for your county.

The Wisconsin Historical Society's two Local History-Field Services locations offer support and services to more than 395 affiliated local historical societies, as well as historic preservation groups and individuals.

  • Southern Wisconsin is served from the Wisconsin Historical Society headquarters in Madison.
  • Northern Wisconsin is served from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire campus.

Field Services Staff

Richard Bernstein

Southern Local History-Field Services Representative

Wisconsin Historical Society
816 State Street, Room 455
Madison, WI 53706-1482

Phone: 608-264-6583

Email: rick.bernstein@wisconsinhistory.org

Janet Seymour

Northern Local History-Field Services Representative

c/o University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Hibbard 733105
Garfield Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54701-4004

Phone: 715-836-2250

Email: janet.seymour@wisconsinhistory.org

Connect With Us!

There are many ways to connect with Field Services and local history experts across the state!

This group is for anyone interested in communicating with local history colleagues in Wisconsin (and beyond.) You can ask questions, seek advice, post events, and much more. Join by sending an email to: localhistory-request@listserve.uwec.edu and type SUBSCRIBE in the body of the email. Questions or problems, contact Janet Seymour.

Have Questions?

Contact one of the Society's Field Services representatives by email: