Capt. Abraham Parsons

Names (s): Abraham Parsons
Inscription:

Type of Marker: Ornate memorial
Material: Marble
Issues: Delamination, blistering
Elements Missing or Compromised: Incomplete bottom; base present
Recommended Treatment:

  • Repoint all joints.
  • Patch and fill all blistering and delaminating sections with a lime based mortar.
  • Gently clean the surface of the stone with a biocide using a soft bristled brush.
  • Treat the stone with an Ethyl Silicate consolidate.

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 535
Cemetery Section: 11

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.