Jane and George Myers

Conservation Assessment

Name(s): Jane Myers (1786-1856) and George Myers (1781-1869)


to the memory of
Jane Myers
who departed this life

December 22d 1856,
in the 70th year of her age.

George Myers
December 13th 1869
aged 88 years.

Type of Marker: Headstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, broken/fragmented, cracking, loss, sugaring
Comments: Two pieces, top measures 30″ x 25″ x 1.5″
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation, fill cracks, patching, pinning, gluing

Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Fair
Material Integrity: Fair
Legible Inscription: Poor

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 120
Historic Number: 265
Ledger Book Number: 151
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 25
Marker Width (in): 25
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 1.5

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.