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This is a stone wall handmade by Mr. Hendrix to commemorate his great-great grandmother who walked... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
CatPat22
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Florence, Alabama
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Uniquely peaceful place, well worth a detour

This is a very special and hard to describe spot. It’s the handiwork of a single dedicated man with... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Wanderlust777
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This is a stone wall handmade by Mr. Hendrix to commemorate his great-great grandmother who walked back from Oklahoma after being driven from her home in AL during the trail of tears. Go to You Tube for the story told by Mr. Hendrix to daily...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

This is a very special and hard to describe spot. It’s the handiwork of a single dedicated man with a unique artistic and historical vision, who has celebrated and commemorated his Indian great great grand mother’s long walk back home after being removed to Oklahoma...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

This is amazing; it will be even more meaningful if you read the book before going (If the Legends Fade is the story of Te-lah-nay's journey); I knew it was large, but wow! Worth the visit - a little challenging to find, but still worth...More

Thank GRITSfromAL
Reviewed 10 August 2018

You really need to view videos of Tom Hendrix explaining the purpose of the wall of stones that he built before visiting. It was built to honor his grandmother (or great-grand) a Yuchi Indian who was taken from this area and sent to Oklahoma during...More

Thank Diana B
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing tribute to the builder’s great-great-grandmother. People are still adding rocks and stones. You should be aware that there is no parking except along the road which doesn’t have much of a shoulder. Well worth the trip.

Thank maddogg1110
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

It’s not to far from town, but still an adventure for an hour or so. Free to public. Bring a rock to leave in honor of a loved one who has passed on. The story is great. Way to go Tom Hendricks, your wall is...More

Thank Kelsey C
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I highly recommend a visit to “the Wall!” This wall is one of the most wonderful sights you can see while visiting North Alabama! This is an amazing monument to the memory of a young Native Indian girl who was taken to Oklahoma and then...More

1  Thank joannep319
Reviewed 18 June 2018

What a magnificent monument and memorial one man has built in commemoration of his great-great-grandmother Te-lah-nay who was part of the Yuchi Indian tribe. Makes a person humble to see and experience her walk to freedom. I hope they don't change anything and make it...More

Thank Eater167
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed seeing & hearing about the monument ... It was a lovely day to be out & about seeing local places to visit with my son & his girlfriend visiting from Portland, Oregon.

Thank Ann E
Reviewed 2 May 2018

My husband and I decided to visit the Wichahpi Commemorative Stone Wall. We were awestruck by the wonder of it! It's amazing that this wall was built by one man over a period of so many years in honor of his Native American ancestor. It...More

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Debra B
16 March 2017|
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Response from Robert P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we knew of his passing and his grandsons will carry on the legacy. They have heard his stories countless times and will be glad to make this a wonderful experience for YOU.
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ANaiya K
29 August 2016|
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Response from Robert P | Reviewed this property |
No cost, but you might want to bring a favorite rock or something to dedicate in honor of your relative or friend who passed on.
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18 September 2015|
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Response from Bookmon | Reviewed this property |
I recall from our trip to Florence Beginning of August 2015- We went there on a Sunday.
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