The Parker Academy Project continues as students of both history and anthropology along with NKU President Geoffery Mearns and Freedom Center President Dr. Clarence G. Newsome visited the site this September for another round of excavations.
The Northern Kentucky Tribune details the historical significance of the Parker Academy as well as the work being carried out by NKU students, staff, The Freedom Center, and visiting international scholar Dr. Peggy Brunache who was present to assist with the dig and help interpret the results.
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Of the project, President Mearns remarked, "This is an opportunity for our students to gain knowledge, but also practical learning experience and has a positive impact on our community."
The Northerner: http://www.thenortherner.com/news/2015/09/19/students-dig-to-uncover-pieces-of-americas-dark-past/#prettyPhoto
The Northern Kentucky Tribune: http://www.nkytribune.com/2015/09/nku-collaborates-with-freedom-center-to-unearth-story-of-historic-parker-academy-in-new-richmond/