The gravestone displays a winged skull carved in the style of William Mumford or Nathaniel Emmes of Boston. The left photo shows the headstone with the footstone in the background. This gravestone and the nearby gravestone of Jonathan Sparrow (1706/7) are the two oldest gravestones on the Lower Cape from Orleans to Provincetown.
MATERIAL - slate
HEADSTONE - 15" W, 16" H, 2" D
FOOTSTONE - 10" W, 11" H, 2" D
CONDITION - lichen growth
COMMENTS - Headstone back and edges encased in resin bonded fiberglass applied in 1977. Footstone cleaned and reset July 2000. Headstone and footstone cleaned October 2004. Fiberglass backing removed October 2008. Headstone cleaned with D/2 and reset October 2008. Footstone cleaned November 2008.
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