Near Peebles in Adams County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 2003 by the Ohio Bicentennial Commission and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 15-1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Landmarks • Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1000 CE.
Location. 39° 0.877′ N, 83° 25.742′ W. Marker is Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3850 OH-73, Peebles OH 45660, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Burial Mound (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Burial Mound (approx. 0.6 miles away); Welcome To Serpent Mound (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Serpent In American Indian Traditions (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Shawnee And The King Of The Serpents (approx. 0.7 miles away); What Is An Effigy Mound? (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Village Site (approx. 0.7 miles away); Exploring Serpent Mound (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Peebles.
Regarding Serpent Mound. The park is open from 9 a.m. to dusk year round. It opens at dawn on solstices and equinoxes. the parking fee at this writing is $8 ($4 for motorcycles). There is a museum and gift shop at the visitors center.
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry. “The dating of the design, the original construction, and the identity of the builders of the serpent effigy are three questions still debated in the disciplines of social science, including ethnology, archaeology, and anthropology. In addition, contemporary American (Submitted on June 14, 2019.)
1. National Historic Landmark Status
On July 19, 1964, Serpent Mound was added to the list of National Historic Landmarks. #66000602
— Submitted September 29, 2020, by Robert Baughman of Bellefontaine, Ohio.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 14, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.