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Serpent Mounds, The

The serpentine-shaped, prehistoric burial mounds near the north shore of Rice Lake are the only ones of this type known to exist in Canada. It has been estimated that the mounds, which were built while the region was occupied by natives of the Point Peninsula culture, date from the second century.

Location

In Serpent Mounds Park, County Road 34, Rice Lake, south of Keene

Region: Central Ontario

County/District: County of Peterborough

Municipality: Township of Otonabee-South Monaghan

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