Old Dirt – New Thoughts

November 1, 2007

Sunlight after 80 Years of Darkness

Filed under: Artifacts,Fieldwork,Hamline History @ 11:26 am and

Glass from church foundation

Stained glass shards found along the church foundation.

We’re finding a lot of small shards of colored glass. We believe these are from the rose windows. The interesting aspect is the diversity of colors – mostly greens and yellows, but also blue and amber colors. I just held them up to the sunlight a few minutes ago as I photographed some of them for this blog.  While snapping this picture I realized the symbolism. After 80 years of darkness, sunlight is again shining through the church’s stained glass windows.

1 Comment »

  1.   Brenna — November 2, 2007 @ 6:49 pm    

    What a beautiful picture!

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