The Serpent-Shaped Earthwork In Ohio That Still Baffles Archaeologists To This Day
By Beth|Published June 27, 2022
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Charlottesville. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
Constructed from the ground by ancient civilizations, earthworks are fascinating and alluring. Ohio is home to several significant earthworks, each offering insight into the Native Americans who created them. Perhaps the most unique of all is the aptly-named Serpent Mound. This serpent-shaped earthwork can be found in southern Ohio and some believe it dates back to 300 BCE. To visit this fascinating site is to experience a prehistoric destination that continues to baffle archeologists to this day.
Have you ever visited the Serpent Mound? What were your thoughts on this fascinating earthwork in Ohio? Feel free to share your thoughts with us in the comments below — we would love to hear from you! For related content, check out these 9 additional earthworks in Ohio that will transport you back in time.
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