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Boll Weevil Monument

Downtown Square, Enterprise, AL
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Cool monument, but lacks access

It's a pretty cool monument but lacks access and not large enough to warrant any kind of awe... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Kenneth V
via mobile
what fun this was

Visited friends for dinner and walked around the town. In the center of the main street there is a... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
Knoxville, Tennessee
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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 24 August 2016 via mobile

It's a pretty cool monument but lacks access and not large enough to warrant any kind of awe factor. I can only imagine that this would be an ideal Pokemon stop, so it may get a boost of visitors and perhaps the city can enhance...More

Thank Kenneth V
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Visited friends for dinner and walked around the town. In the center of the main street there is a statue of a lady holding up a boll weevil. This was fun as to do. Just a little ole' boll weevil. This is one of those...More

Thank 50StatesBucketlist
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Enterprise has a lovely Downtown from the streets adorned with the American Flags and hanging planters. Cute shops, Boil Weevil Monument, Building Murals, and cute Restaurants. It is quaint and lovely!

Thank Carolinas704
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Not like there is much to see, but it is a unique monument to the agricultural pest, the Boll Weevil. It's in the middle of the intersection so getting up close is tricky

Thank Wyosoldier
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

What else but a 1919 monument to the Boll Weevil! This unfortunate pest brought down the cotton crop but allowed the development of more diverse and more profitable agricultural interests like peanuts.

Thank LeeinVAUSA
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Statue is located right in the center of downtown. I am told, tourist regularly, park their cars, and walk into the street to have their picture taken with the statue. It's pretty comical to me, but hey it's listed as #2 thing to do when...More

Thank Ltsteve35210
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.

Thank Wayne H
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...More

Thank Todd W
Reviewed 12 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.

Thank MaggieTraveler007
Reviewed 10 May 2016

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

Thank heavenboundpk
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