Local history in the Wikiverse covers existing wikis - this page is intended to cover how to develop local history wikis.
First define the region or place to be covered - and what topics will be covered.
Create the Wiki.
Decide upon layouts, the initial categories to be used and so on - these can change over time
Start developing the wiki: areas can include places, activities, history, notable persons, notable buildings etc.
Follow standard procedures on sources etc.