This glacial moraine hill has been a territorial guide and gathering cite for centuries. A turtle shaped mound can be found on the height of the hill. The Star Mound school roiginally sat below the height of the hill, but was moved to the top when the community decided to create a historic site.
Chris Vickers completed a series of archaeological digs in the Mound Builder and Assiniboine sites in Southern Manitoba between 1940 and 1950.
These reports were prepared for the Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba and are now in the collection of the University of Manitoba.
Star Mound has been a well known gathering site for centuries and was one of the sites consistently mentioned by the early explorers of Manitoba. On the height of the hiss is a turtle shaped mound. The Star Mound school originally stood below the height of the hill, but was moved to the height by the community to provide a focus for their heritage site.