Andrew and Elizabeth Morton

Conservation Assessment

Inscription:

Andrew R. Morton
Died August 11th 1830 in the 63rd year of his age.

Elizabeth Morton
Died March 11th 1852 in the 77th year of her age

Type of Marker: Headstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, sugaring
Comments: headstone not in correct place.  Most likely result of historic fire in the section of the cemetary.
Elements Missing or Compromised: Missing base
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation, fill cracks

Evaluation
Historic Integrity: Compromised
Structural Integrity: Good
Material Integrity: Good
Legible Inscription: Poor

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 135
Historic Number: 357
Ledger Book: Page 27, Number 171
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 28
Marker Width (in): 24
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 4

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.