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Boll Weevil Monument

Downtown Square, Enterprise, AL
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Great monument, bad location in the middle of the intersection.

Great little monument, Im not sure why it's more important to credit a bug instead of George... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
Washington Township, New Jersey

There is a statue of a woman holding a big insect standing in the middle of Main Street. A small... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
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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 3 March 2017

Great little monument, Im not sure why it's more important to credit a bug instead of George Washington Carver "The Farmer's Best Friend" who is the real reason for the recovery of the crop. Maybe it's a southern thing? Anyway, it's a nice monument but,...More

Thank 1LuckyDaddy
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

There is a statue of a woman holding a big insect standing in the middle of Main Street. A small plaque nearby says the statue was erected to express appreciation for the boweevil. This is (supposedly) the only monument built in honor of an agricultural...More

Thank Melodycthomas
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We were here last yr, 2016. Got a tour of the town & its history from husband's former youth group member & girlfriend 🤔 (40 yrs ago..I got the prize 37 yrs ago). I got my picture taken w the boll weevil w traffic whizzing...More

Thank flowersarethebomb
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Strange piece of architecture commemorating an odd piece of local history. The Boll Weevil Monument seems also to mark the middle of Enterprise Main Street, a pleasant place to visit all on its own. Certainly worth a look. Looked very festive when I was there.

Thank DecoDoppler
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is something really neat to check out. You can't go wrong. It's also just neat to see. Stop & learn about Enterprise's history.

Thank Luke D
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

After a few times visiting enterprise I finally saw the statue. The statue is in the middle of the road so it is hard to miss.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Its a small monument in the middle of mainstreet but worth the effort to see once. It states it's the only monument dedicated to a bug.When were there the town had the monument fountain decorated for the high school homecoming. It is my understanding that...More

Thank Sara T
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Fir time in Enterprise and was told we needed to go see the Boll Weevil. It's not very big but it was definitely a unique stop during our visit. Now I can say I saw it:)

Thank munchkinmin
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Never seen a monument to a Boll Weevil. How could anyone visit Enterprise and not go to this unique display. You can't miss it.....right in the center of town. Watch out for traffic in both directions. Everyone we talked to said when you are in...More

Thank Shirl35
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

So, the monument isn't really a tourist destination. It's no Statue of Liberty or anything remotely close. It's a monument in the middle of the road that pays homage to the boll weevil. It's worth a drive through town, if you're in the area. It's...More

Thank AmberAmber27
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