Jacob Hoover

Conservation Assessment

Inscription:

In
memory of
Jacob Hoover

who departed this life
August 11th 1858
in the 60th year of his age

Type of Marker: Headstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, cracking, erosion, loss, soiling, sugaring
Comments: Broken into three sections; can be pinned back together
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation, fill cracks, patching, pinning and gluing

Evaluation
Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Fair
Material Integrity: Fair
Legible Inscription: No inscription

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 114
Historic Number: 371
Ledger Book Number: 157
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 41
Marker Width (in): 23
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 1.5

Written by Amy Grant

Amy Grant is a graphic designer and web developer. She is the founder of the Southwark Historical Society, a volunteer based group that studies the Southwark Historical District located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.