Mary McCollom and Mary Louden

Conservation Assessment


Name(s):
Inscription:
Sacred to the memory of Mrs. Mary McCollom who departed this life August 4th 1840 aged 77 years.
Mary A Louden
Born March 27th 1822 Died June 6th 1874 Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord.

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

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 225
Historic Number: 242
Ledger Book: Page 40, Number 268
Cemetery Section: 5
Marker Height/Length (in): 31
Marker Width (in): 22
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.