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Its at the front of the Abilene Christian University campus, very beautiful and worth looking at... read more

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Grand Prairie, United States
Inspiring, artistic, and calming....

Wonderful and unique addition to a Christian University campus. Not only is it a peaceful reminder... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Abilene, TX, United States
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Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX 79699
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its at the front of the Abilene Christian University campus, very beautiful and worth looking at. We took family photos here. Seems like a lot of people like to come look. The campus has several statues however this is my favorite and it does not...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Wonderful and unique addition to a Christian University campus. Not only is it a peaceful reminder of a significant Biblical event, it is very creative and, interestingly, the water feature has been used as a baptismal site innumerable times! Available 24 hours a day!

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

If visiting Abilene Christian University (ACU), it is well worth your time to include Jacob’s Ladder as one of your stops. It is truly unique.

Thank lexinator
Reviewed 4 March 2018

When I first saw this statue I was in complete amazement. There were several students sitting under the arches studying and doing homework. There was total silence as if they knew they were in a holy place.

Thank dougcD7642OS
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This sculpture is a tranquil place where you can go to reflect on your life, and enjoy a beautiful work of art as well. It offers dramatic pictures at dawn and dusk, and you always hear the sound of the water falling on the stones....More

Thank Tammi F
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This sculptural depiction of Jacob's dream in Genesis 28 will change how you view the story and its connection with the New Testament. It is an ensemble work by Jack Maxwell and his team from Abilene Christian University, with the main sculpture set among blocks...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Well Done ACU, love the hidden Crosses based on points of view. You have to see for your selves. We took family PICs in the evening, they turned out amazing.

Thank Sckotty
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Beautiful rock sculptures - be sure to take the time to read them. Very calming. Great place to take pictures.

Thank Teri B
Reviewed 27 May 2016

This is an interactive art piece. Sculpted by artist Jack Maxwell. Beautiful, Intentional and Breathtaking! Located on ACU's campus, it's a must-see if you visit Abilene.

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