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Interesting but a little bit of let down.

I had never seen this monument before and I was a little hyped up because I thought it would be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KevinJexplore98
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Altoona, Alabama
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Interesting Story Associated

The story of this monument is very interesting. The monument itself is fairly nondescript but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
gmitchell4
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Dothan, Alabama
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Statue erected in 1919 in honor of the boll weevil, which bought both destruction and renewal to local farmers.
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Downtown Square, Enterprise, AL
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had never seen this monument before and I was a little hyped up because I thought it would be bigger and taller. When we got there, it was smaller for sure. The story behind it being built is very cool though.

Thank KevinJexplore98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The story of this monument is very interesting. The monument itself is fairly nondescript but every history buff should take a trip to the circe to see it.

Thank gmitchell4
Reviewed 4 April 2018

I live in cotton country in Tennessee, so it was interesting to see the only monument in the world to a bug! I walked all around the fountain which is in the middle of the intersection, closely examined the nearby mural, taking pictures of it...More

Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 18 March 2018

It is a monument in the middle of the road in the middle of downtown Enterprise and you can't miss it or you will run over it!! It is all "Hail to the Bug" that saved this area from poverty many decades ago. It is...More

1  Thank srpanderson70
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Very small monument and it reminds me of National Lampoon's European Vacation... "look kids its the Boll Weebil Monument".. that is about it. I told the kids the story of what the bug did.. but it was about 1 minute of conversation. sorry bug monument...More

1  Thank mokakody
Reviewed 16 January 2018

I really hate giving a poor rating, but this is one of the most inaccessible "tourist attractions" I have ever seen. It looks from the sidewalk, but you have to walk into traffic to get a better look. I looked at it for about 10...More

Thank SouthSkookPorkchop
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

If you're grabbing a donut at Downtown Donuts or your wife drags you to Serendipity (women's clothing) stand in the middle of the intersection and enjoy! The monument is definitely a "been there, done that" experience. It's what it represents that is important. So, read...More

Thank Jeffrey2A
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I was staying in Dothan so drove over to Enterprise one day to see this monument because a friend told me about it. It stands in the middle of an intersection in downtown Enterprise, AL which is about 25 miles from Dothan. I thought it...More

Thank djphotos
Reviewed 23 September 2017

This monument is in the middle of the intersection in the middle of town. It is dedicated to a boll weevil.

Thank wereonourway
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is such an odd little statue of history. Its literally a woman holding up bug! lol. Its pretty neat though, its in the middle of an intersection in a fountain and its actually a cool little statue. My fiancé is stationed at Ft. Rucker...More

Thank Court701
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