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Wisconsin State Historical Markers

Wisconsin has more than 575 official Wisconsin state historical markers. Each one tells a story about our state's rich heritage.
Wisconsin has more than 575 official state historical markers. Each one tells a story about our state's rich heritage.
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Official List of Wisconsin State Historical Markers

Find a marker’s official number, its official name and location. Also includes a map index code corresponding to the Wisconsin Official State Highway Map.
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About the Archaeological Sites Property Tax Exemption Program

Frequently Asked Questions
For owners of archaeological sites listed in the National Register of Historic Places or the State Register of Historic Places.
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Preservation of Wisconsin Archaeological Sites

Learn how archaeological sites are protected in Wisconsin.
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About Wisconsin State Historical Markers

Wisconsin has more than 575 official state historical markers. Each one tells a story about our state's rich heritage.
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FAQs About the Wisconsin Historical Markers Program

Find answers to the most common questions about Wisconsin Historical Markers.
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Restoring Your Wisconsin State Historical Marker

Find resources for restoring your Wisconsin State Historical Marker.
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Tips for Writing Historical Marker Inscriptions

Read about techniques to help you develop a well-written historical marker inscription.
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Criteria for a Historical Marker Topic and Location

A potential Wisconsin Historical Marker must meet the criteria for the marker topic and where it will be located.
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Researching Your Historical Marker Topic

Questions to Get You Started
Use these questions to develop a well-documented, comprehensive text for your marker inscription.
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How to Apply for a Wisconsin Historical Marker

Anyone can apply for a Wisconsin State Historical Marker by submitting a completed application form. Read how to do it step-by-step.
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About the State Archaeology Program

Learn how the State Archaeology Program serves the public.

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