Andrew Swanson, Jr.

Conservation Assessment


Sacred to the memory of Andrew Swanson, Jr.
Infant son of Andrew and Catharine Swanson who departed this life September 9th 1832.

Type of Marker: Headstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, sugaring, sunken
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/ biocide, consolidation, fill cracks, raising

Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Fair
Material Integrity: Fair
Legible Inscription: No inscription
Degree of Bioturbation:  1/4 sunken

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 209
Historic Number: 266
Ledger Book: Page 38, Number 252
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 9
Marker Width (in): 14
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.