German Protestant Cemetery Uncovered in Milwaukee. Modern Church

Urban construction in Milwaukee uncovers the graves of dozens of residents, the remains of whom archaeologists are now studying.

Source: Archaeologists Discover Graves From Milwaukee’s Boom Time

The article describes how Protestant burials and Roman Catholic burials tend to differ due to the absence or presence of grave goods. Also, the graves were oriented to emphasize the people’s faith in the return of Christ and the resurrection.


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