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Our Press Releases:

March 9, 2015 -
Serpent Mound Water and Seed
Blessing Peace Summit

December 10, 2014 - CityBeat - In Defense of Saying “Happy Holidays” by MIKE BREEN

December 4, 2014 - Chicago Tribune - Midwest events include a mansion decorated for a Victorian Christmas by Phil Marty

September 24, 2014 - Jackson Caounty Daily - American Indian Heritage Day at Serpent Mound Peebles

August 7, 2014 - Indian Country Today - History Got it Wrong: Scientists Now Say Serpent Mound as Old as Aristotle by Geoffrey Sea

April 17, 2014 - Public Radio - The Ohio Snake Art That's Been Mid-Slither For A Millennium by Noah Adams

January 20, 2014 - Ledger Independent - H2 giving Serpent Mound a closer look by Wendy Mitchell

November 27, 2013 - Columbus Free Press - Stalking the Serpent Mound… Shawnee tell Ohio Historical Society and New Agers to bring your books…Because School is in Session by John Lasker

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - Archaeology - Who Built the Great Serpent Mound?

Sunday, November 17, 2013 - Columbus Dispatch - Archaeology | Scientists disagree on age of Serpent Mound by Bradly T. Lepper

November 6, 2013 - CityBeat (Cover Story) (Image from CityBeat's FB Page)
Disturbing the Peace
A metaphysical feud is causing tension between two very different stewards of Serpent Mound
by John Lasker

View our Press Release for the 2013 Summer Solstice Celebration to contact us - email

FOSM's official response to Mary Annette Pember's article “Crazy Theories Threaten Serpent Mound, Demean Native Heritage.” (The hard copy version was called “The Crackpot Has Landed”)

** Look for a picture of our Lighting in the upcoming 2012 Nov/Dec. Midwest Living Magazine! **

Safest (End of the World) Place in the USA - MarketWatch

MarketWatch - Dec 16, 2011
For the USA, the safest place nominated by Bast is Peebles, Ohio (pop. 1700). ... Just 5 miles north of the town is the famous Great Serpent Mound. ...

A quote from the above article:

Just 5 miles north of the town is the famous Great Serpent Mound. On Dec 21 each year the Friends of Serpent Mound hold a Lighting the Serpent event involving 900 candles and a sacred fire. "A suitably relaxed celebration," says Bast.

Drawn to the Serpent --
Serpent Mound State Memorial continues to fascinate
April 1, 2011

PEEBLES, Ohio -- The earthwork likeness of a serpent draws more than 23,000 visitors each year to north Adams County. Read More

A nice quote from the above article:

"This site gets a lot of statewide, national and international attention," said Kane, who also credited the organization Friends of Serpent Mound with the annual events surrounding the Serpent's astronomical alignments with the winter and summer solstice sunrises, and the equinox sunrise.

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