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Address: Downtown Square, Enterprise, AL
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Statue erected in 1919 in honor of the boll weevil, which bought both...

Statue erected in 1919 in honor of the boll weevil, which bought both destruction and renewal to local farmers.

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Extraordinary sight that all visitors must see. Quaint little downtown area, with unique shops surrounding this square. Not what I expected, but worth the visit.

Reviewed 4 July 2016
Wayne H
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Birmingham, Alabama
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Birmingham, Alabama
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154 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Extraordinary sight that all visitors must see. Quaint little downtown area, with unique shops surrounding this square. Not what I expected, but worth the visit.

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Thank Wayne H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Nice historical marker with information, but the real attraction in she statue. It is in the middle of main street and is surrounded by a small fountain. Worth a look and yes you can walk out to it and get a picture. Very nice at night as well.

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Thank Todd W
Florida
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93 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Well preserved for how long it has been there. The monument is in the middle of an intersection, you need to park and get out of your vehicle to see it unless driving by it is good enough.

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Thank MaggieTraveler007
Enterprise, Alabama
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52 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

It is the only monument in the world, dedicated to a bug. Interesting story and beautiful, friendly Southern city!

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Thank heavenboundpk
Enterprise, Alabama
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

There is a monument in the middle of the busy downtown district. It is somewhat dangerous to try to get to the middle of the road to take any pictures. Do not go visit during typical rush hours because the locals will run you over.

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Thank DD_Swan
Enterprise,AL, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2016

This is the only monument to an insect in the world and Enterprise, AL is a very interesting city with a very interesting history. Beauty and friendly southern town! Come and enjoy!

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Thank Jean W
Del Rio, Texas
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113 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Very interesting monument to a very destructive insect. The story behind the monument is the most interesting as the monument itself is not. It's a rather large edifice in the middle of the street in downtown Enterprise. The Boll Weevil is perched atop the large structure and could easily be overlooked. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit... More 

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Thank Lakeranger
Hueytown, Alabama
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50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Strange monument in recognition of a pest outbreak that ended up diversifying the locale economy. The monument itself is an odd statue of a lady holding a giant Boll Weevil...

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Thank jepoarch
Upper Peninsula
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181 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

This monument is in the middle of traffic, like exactly in the middle of where two roads cross. This makes it very hard to see the monument except from a distance. It almost looks like walkways to go out and see/selfie the monument, but it would be taking your life in your own hands and not suggested.

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Cambridge,WI
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Don't worry about the traffic since you are in the middle of a busy intersection, they will avoid you, they are used to it!

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