Licking's Hopewell, Alligator Mound Confirmed to be a Salamander

Licking's Alligator Mound Confirmed to be a Salamander

Hopewell pottery from a mound on the Little Miami River with a salamander depicted on vase.

What has been traditionally called the Alligator Mound can now be correctly referred to as the Salamander mound. It's solar orienation is aligned to the May 1st sunrise, which would be the time ehen salamders emerged.