Program at CUP to focus on Parkers Landing petroglyphs

From staff reports

Ken Burkett, executive director of the Jefferson County Historical Society and field associate for Carnegie Museum, will present “On the Rocks at Parkers Landing: Native American Petroglyphs in the Allegheny Drainage” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in room 105, Founders Hall, at Clarion University.

In northwest Pennsylvania, only a few places still exist where evidence of prehistoric activities can be found as part of the undisturbed natural landscape, according to a press release from the university.

Parkers Landing is one of the rarest, and perhaps most significant, of these sites, the press release said.

Burkett will present an updated overview of the site, discuss its seasonal use and its relationship to other rock art sites within the Upper Ohio Valley.

His visit is part of the Clarion University Anthropology Club’s speaker series.