Snake Effigy, Skeleton Mountains
Snake Effigy by Carol Hicks
Snake Effigy, Skeletion Mountains

Snake Effigy, Skeleton Mountain, AL ~ Native American Site

Period: Woodland

This unusual site resembles a serpentine figure lying across a ridge in the Skeleton Mountains. In 1990, the archaeologist visiting the site noted it was constructed of quartzite and limestone, creating a 197- foot "walkway." The site also has several stone mounds and a horseshoe-shaped wall.

Links to learn more about the Snake Effigy

Native American Mounds in Alabama

Native American Mounds in Alabama: An Illustrated Guide to Public Sites

by Gregory L. Little (Author), Carol Hicks (Illustrator)
Advanced Training Associates; 1st edition (May 17, 2017)