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The ground before you contains the mortal remains of approximately 200 souls who died at the Milwaukee County Asylum / Hospital for the Insane. These burial grounds were open from March 1880 - November 1914. Patients without financial means or fam…
This site, also known as Potter's Field was originally a pasture on the Milwaukee County Farm. Between 1872 and 1974, this four acre field became the final resting place for 4000 of the estimated 7500 children and adults buried on the Milwaukee Co…
Site of the homestead of Charles Hart, founder of Wauwatosa, who arrived here in May, 1835. He built a log cabin in what is now the village and with his brother, Thomas, operated saw and grist mills. In the early 1840s Charles Hart built a large t…