Peter and Reynold Keen

Conservation Assessment

Name(s):

  • Peter Keen
  • Reynold Keen

Inscription:

Beneath this stone are deposited the remains of Peter Keen
Lived in the Northern Liberties of the City of Philadelphia Who Entered this Life on the 26th of February A.D. 1703 and departed the ……on the 12th A.D. 1763………3 days.

Also Reynold son of Peter Keen
Departed this life August 29th A.D. 1800 in the 63rd year of his age. Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord

Type of Marker: Ledger stone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, sugaring
Recommended Treatment: Consolidation, Previously conserved by MC

Evaluation
Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Good
Material Integrity: Good
Legible Inscription: Fair

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 168
Historic Number: 314
Ledger Book: Page 32, Number 209
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 73
Marker Width (in): 37
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 3

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.