Historical Links

The following sources can assist with advocacy and project development of historic properties.  Applicants should be in contact with agencies in their state and/or with national organizations when appropriate:

National Park Service Technical Preservation Services Program
http://www.nps.gov/tps/index.htm#previous
NPS Technical Preservation Services develops historic preservation policy and guidance on preserving and rehabilitating historic buildings, administers the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program for rehabilitating historic buildings, and sets the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.

National Trust for Historic Preservation
http://www.preservationnation.org/
The National Trust for Historic Preservation, a privately funded nonprofit organization, works to save America’s historic places through policy, research, advocacy and outreach.  National Trust Preservation Funds http://www.preservationnation.org/resources/find-funding/ provide small grants for education, planning and advocacy.

American Association for State and Local History
http://www.aaslh.org/
AASLH provides leadership and support for its members who preserve and interpret state and local history in order to make the past more meaningful to all Americans.

Victorian Society in America
http://www.victoriansociety.org/
The Victorian Society provides advocacy support and awards for the preservation of Nineteenth Century historic resources.

Each State in the Midwest has a state historic preservation office as a part of state government’s responsibility to encourage the preservation of its historic resources, and a private non-profit preservation organization that offers advocacy support and development guidance to those seeking to preserve historic sites:


Illinois
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency http://www.illinoishistory.gov/default.htm
Landmarks Illinois http://www.landmarks.org/

Indiana
Indiana State Historic Preservation Office http://www.in.gov/dnr/historic/
Indiana Landmarks http://www.indianalandmarks.org/Pages/default.aspx

Iowa
Iowa State Historic Preservation Office http://www.iowahistory.org/historic-preservation/
Preservation Iowa http://www.preservationiowa.org/

Michigan
Michigan State Historic Preservation Office http://www.michigan.gov/mshda/0,1607,7-141-54317—,00.html
Michigan Historic Preservation Network http://www.mhpn.org/

Minnesota
Minnesota State Historic Preservation Alliance http://www.mnhs.org/shpo/
Preservation Alliance of Minnesota http://www.mnpreservation.org/

Missouri
Missouri State Historic Preservation Office http://www.dnr.mo.gov/shpo/
Missouri Preservation http://www.preservemo.org/

Ohio
Ohio State Historic Preservation Office http://www.ohiohistory.org/ohio-historic-preservation-office
Heritage Ohio http://www.heritageohio.org/
Ohio Preservation http://preserveohio.com/

Wisconsin
Wisconsin State Historic Preservation Office http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/hp/
Wisconsin Trust for Historic Preservation http://www.wipreservation.org/

Additional Links
http://www.preservationdirectory.com/HistoricalPreservation/Home.aspx

Links to organizations and historic sites supported by the foundation are to be found under Projects.