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Boll Weevil Monument

Downtown Square, Enterprise, AL
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Worth a stop.

Pros: What can you say.... It is the only known statue in the world that pays homage to a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tom F
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Jackson
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The attraction in Enterprise

It's just one of those things where people think, "wow, a monument for a bug." However, it's kind... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sandraw00
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Enterprise, Alabama
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Statue erected in 1919 in honor of the boll weevil, which bought both destruction and renewal to local farmers.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good20%
  • Average28%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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Downtown Square, Enterprise, AL
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: What can you say.... It is the only known statue in the world that pays homage to a bug. Cons: 'Someone isolated. If I were not here for work I don't think I would make the trek to see it. TF

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's just one of those things where people think, "wow, a monument for a bug." However, it's kind of neat to see and it's right downtown. I would recommend to drive by and visit - it doesn't take too long and is worth a picture.

Thank sandraw00
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had seen information about the boll weevil monument and made a special trip to see it in person. Enterprise is a cute town and the monument is well worth the visit. Be aware the monument is situated in the middle of an intersection in...More

Thank Vickie S
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This is another one of those historic oddities you hear about in elementary school Alabama history class. A small statue of a woman holding up a big bug, surrounded by a small fountain in the middle of a busy intersection. You gotta love it. Very...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Just a neat photo opportunity for anyone visiting the fine city of Enterprise. It's at the intersection to the courthouse and all of Main Street's shops. It's well lit for ideal night time photos as well.

Thank Alabama_Traveller425
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

If yiu don't mind crossing into traffic with small children and ensuring that they are stuck to your side the entire time so they do not get hit by a car, then this is a decent monument. The fact that it is in the middle...More

Thank dcle7526
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

The city of Enterprise is full of history, and this Monument is a testament to that. They have a new mural that is south of the monument that helps to illustrate that time period.

Thank Caseyatthebat
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The location of this monument is weird and if you aren't looking you will actually miss the boll weevil itself. It is small and perched on top of a massive white fountain in the middle of an intersection on Main Street. A lot of people...More

Thank Jess R
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Sitting in the middle of "Main" street & College St this fountain is 10' to 12' wide with squirting water jets. In the middle is about an 8' tall female statue (white marble in color) holding, in her hands, above her head an overly large,...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Although smaller than you might expect, this local treasure commemorates the boll weevil's huge impact on the local economy. It is definitely worth a little study and a quick visit, even if it is a little out of your way.

Thank Layne M
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