George Kemp and Caroline Herrick

Conservation Assessment


In memory of George Kemp
who departed this life Novr 19th 1823 in the 66th year of his age.

Also Caroline wife of J. K. Herrick
who departed this life December 8th 1826 aged 28 years.

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

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 188
Historic Number: 298
Ledger Book: Page 35, Number 230
Cemetery Section: 5
Marker Height/Length (in): 23
Marker Width (in): 21
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 1
Footstone Height (in): 14
Footstone Width (in): 12.5
Footstone Thickness (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.