Parker Farm to be Demolished in 2011

Found two years of Carlisle Indian School newspapers - The CARLISLE ARROW volumes IX and X, September 6, 1912 - May 29, 1914 on Google Books. Was looking for information about the Parker Farm which is slated to be torn down by the Carlisle Barracks in Spring or early summer of 2011. It's a shame that such an important historic landmark can't be preserved.

This comes from the 1912 Carlisle Indian School Catalogue:

"The school plant consists of 50 separate buildings and
5ll acres of excellent farming land. There are two farms.
The Parker Farm is located on the north side of the Cam-
pus, immediately adjacent to it, and contains 110 acres. On
this farm is located the Dairy and the Piggery. The Kutz
Farm is about one-half mile distant and contains 175 acres
of valuable farming land. The school Campus comprises
an area of 26 acres. The buildings are of simple exterior
treatment and well built, and have been carefully planned
for the immediate purposes of the several departments of

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