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  • Historic Baker Office BuildingIn the interior view of the Historic Baker Office Building, Evansville HPC members Steve Culbertson and John Decker (both in background) are among the members of the carpentry crew.
  • De Pere Lockkeeper's HouseDe Pere Lockkeeper's House; built in 1912; restored in 2012 Listed on the National Register; WAHPC Honorable Mention Award 2014
  • Historic Baker Office BuildingCommission members and other city officials often provide hands-on aid in preservation projects. Professional painting contractor Cheryl Fuchs, who was also a member of the Evansville Park & Recreation Board, works on the architectural details of the Historic Baker Office Building, which has been restored as a local history museum and visitor center.

 

Our historic buildings and sites, our landmarks, give context to a shared sense of community.  Here you will find information, advice, and examples that will inspire your community to gain distinction in the conservation and development of its unique cultural resources.

The Wisconsin Association of Historic Preservation Commissions includes landmark and historic preservation commissions, their members and staff, and conservation advocates throughout the State of Wisconsin.  For more that 30 years we have served as their link to local, state, and national resources.

Join with us to best help your citizens appreciate the knowledge, the beauty, and the value contained in your built environment.

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Two statewide conferences are scheduled for October 2016 and April 2017.

WAHPC is co-sponsoring the Local History and Historic Preservation Conference at the Glacier Canyon Lodge in Wisconsin Dells on October 21-22, 2016.  For full agenda information and registration, see the Wisconsin Historical Society’s website WisconsinHistory.org.

WAHPC’s 32nd Annual Meeting and Conference will be held at the Voyageur Inn and Conference Center in Reedsburg, Wisconsin on April 28-29, 2017.  Agenda and registration information is under development, will be posted on this site as soon as it is available, and will be linked here.

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For the latest developments, please visit our Facebook Page. If you are a Facebook member, please “like” our Wisconsin Association of Historic Preservation Commissions page and invite your friends to do the same. We will have news on legislation, conference updates, National Park Service actions, and other news of import to Wisconsin’s landmarks and historic preservation commissions and their members.