Peter Swanson

Conservation Assessment

Inscription:

In memory of Peter Swanson
who died December 18, 1737 aged 68 years
Reader stop; & self behold
Thou’st made of ye same mould
And shortly must dissolved by
Make sure of blest Eternity.

Type of Marker: Headstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, sugaring
Comments: Need to excavate around grouping of 156, 157 and 158 to figure out relationships

Evaluation
Historic Integrity: Questionable
Structural Integrity: Good
Material Integrity: Good
Legible Inscription: No inscription

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 158
Historic Number: 334
Ledger Book: Page 31, Number 201
Cemetery Section: 5
Marker Height/Length (in): 10
Marker Width (in): 17
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 1

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.