John Gardner

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Inscription:

Sacred to the memory of John Gardner
who departed this life March 2nd 1852, in the 69th year of his age. Death struck, he fell no warning given.,

He now is landed safe in heaven:
A voice from heaven has surely said
That blessed are the happy dead,
Their toil and labor now are o’er,
Safe landed in that happy shore.

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

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 459
Historic Number: 535
Ledger Book: Page 53, Number 358
Cemetery Section: 9
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 34
Marker Width (in): 23
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 2

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.