National Parks Service - MADISON, INDIANA
Preservation / History:
Lanier Mansion State Historic Site
One of the best examples of Greek Revival architecture in the country and the "Crown Jewel" of Madisonís Historic District
Own and operate numerous historic properties in Madison including the Shrewsbury-Windle House, Costigan House, Sullivan House, Schroeder Saddle Tree Factory among many others.
County Historical Society
Operate a permanent exhibit gallery, a Childrenís Education facility as well as a Research Library with collections of genealogy, maps, early government records, photographs, and other materials.
NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE
NPS - Preservation Briefs
First stop for how-to best practices for everything from repointing mortar joints to historic stained glass repair. The de facto standard for federal and state certified restorations. 47 topics in all.
NPS - Federal Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program
A valuable incentive program for preservation. The Federal program as well as a similar State program provide tax credits for restorations.
Contact Cornerstone Society for additional information.
Key West Shrimp House
a mainstay of Madison's dining scene,
and a nice web site devoted to
local culture and history.