Wednesday, June 3, 2015

WNKU News Uncovers the Past at The Parker Academy Site

WNKU News correspondent, Cheri Lawson, traveled out the The Parker Academy Site to interview students and faculty involved in excavation project.

The entrance to the Parker Academy Project Site
Dr.s' Sharyn Jones, Brian Hackett, Bill Landon, and student Ian Takaoka, gave detailed descriptions of why this particular site is so historically important, not only locally, but nationally as well.

The ongoing project has so far uncovered many Civil-War era artifacts, thus helping give insight to the inhabitants of the property during the 1800s.

One of the artifacts uncovered at the Parker Academy Site: a coin from 1850


To read their complete interview on WNKU, please follow the link provided below:

http://wnku.org/post/artifacts-help-tell-story-pre-civil-war-school-where-integration-was-rule

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