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Peebles in Adams County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Serpent In American Indian Traditions

 
 
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By TeamOHE, November 18, 2018
1. The Serpent In American Indian Traditions Marker
Inscription.  
In the traditions of many American Indian tribes, the Great Serpent was a powerful spirit. People could call upon the Great Serpent for the power to cure-illnesses or to be successful in hunting animals. The Great Serpent offered its power in the form of copper and shells, which were thought to be its scales or horns.

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Many Names
Delaware
Maxaxkuk
Huge snake

Miami
Lenipinšia
A reference to the Underwater Panther, one of the forms of the Great Serpent

Wyandotte
Oniare
Monster snake
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsAnthropology & ArchaeologyChurches & ReligionNative Americans.
 
Location. 39° 1.45′ N, 83° 25.75′ W. Marker is in Peebles, Ohio, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Ohio Route 73 0.9 miles west of Horner Chapel Road (County Road T-116), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. The Shawnee And The King Of The Serpents (here, next to this marker);

The Serpent In American Indian Traditions Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, November 18, 2018
2. The Serpent In American Indian Traditions Marker
What Is An Effigy Mound? (here, next to this marker); The Village Site (here, next to this marker); Exploring Serpent Mound (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome To Serpent Mound (within shouting distance of this marker); Burial Mound (within shouting distance of this marker); Serpent Mound Impact Crater (within shouting distance of this marker); Who Built Serpent Mound? (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Peebles.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 4, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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