Harriet Church Humes and Mary Humes

Conservation Assessment

Name(s): Harriet Church Humes and Mary H. Humes
Inscription:

Harriet Church
wife of
William Humes

of Lancaster, Pa.
Also
their daughter
Mary H. Humes

Type of Marker: Headstone and footstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, sugaring, sunken
Comments: Headstone and footstone both have bases below grade
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation, fill cracks/blisters, raising

Evaluation
Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Good
Material Integrity: Good
Legible Inscription: Poor
Degree of Bioturbation: 1/4 sunken

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 375
Historic Number: 18
Cemetery Section: 6
Ledger Book Number: 18
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 44
Marker Width (in): 22
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 2
Footstone Height (in): 17
Footstone Width (in): 14
Footstone Thickness (in): 2

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.