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Half my family is from Enterprise AL (is still there). So every time I visit town I stop by to see the good old Boll Weevil. I've heard the story 1000's of times but I am still amazed how a little bug could be so...More
This insect, the boll weevil, cause lower Alabama (LA) farmers a huge headache and a loss of income in the early 1900s. Check out wilipedia for detailed history.
However, the monument is located in downtown Enterprise AL is one of those "bucket list" visits. This...More
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.
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
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
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
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