The Lake Serene Mine is located in the Index Mining District of Snohomish County WA.
The claim were located in 1898, amended in 1906 and a patent obtained. The property was also known by the names Index Independent, Wilbur Index, and Pride of Index mine. Ore consisted of primarily copper with gold and silver. From 1902-1907 the mine was owned by the Index-Independent Mining Company. From 1949-1951 the mine was owned by the Lake Serene Mining Company.
Above ground development work consisted of a cabin and 80 ton ore bunker. The underground workings consisted of three adits, one 470 feet, one 170 feet, and one 261 feet.
Lake Serene Mine
Barrel over winze/downward shaft
Raise to upper level
Site Visited 2011/2013