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Serpent Mound

Locust Grove, Ohio
County of Adams.
5 miles northwest of Locust Grove on Ohio 73
National Register Number: 66000602
Resource type: Site.
Property type: Religion - ceremonial site. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: OH-2 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: State Park.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - July 19, 1964):
This giant, earthen snake effigy, the largest and finest in America, probably dates from the Adena period (1000 BC-200 AD). The site is one of the first in the United States to be set aside because of its archeological value.

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