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Boll Weevil Monument

Downtown Square, Enterprise, AL
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Not much to see

There is a monument in the middle of the busy downtown district. It is somewhat dangerous to try... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
DD_Swan
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Enterprise, Alabama
The Boll Weevil Monument is located in the center of Main Street Enterprise. The Boll Weevil insect ate the cotton boll

This is the only monument to an insect in the world and Enterprise, AL is a very interesting city... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2016
Jean W
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Enterprise,AL, United States
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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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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.

Thank DD_Swan
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!

Thank Jean W
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...More

Thank Lakeranger
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...

Thank jepoarch
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...More

Thank G Roger P
Reviewed 15 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!

Thank akbound1
Reviewed 26 February 2016

The Boll Weevil part of the sculpture was so much smaller than I thought it was going to be. But then the Boll Weevil is small yet causes so much damage if not controlled. Be aware that this statue is in the middle of downtown...More

Thank YorkGardener
Reviewed 23 February 2016

The city of Enterprise erected this monument when the boll weevil was destroying their cotton crops. It statue itself sits in the middle of the square. Many visitors come to take a picture at the monument. Dr George Washington Carver convinced the farmers to switch...More

Thank Wilma B
Reviewed 17 February 2016

A great monument dead in the center of town! Its a statue of a bug...yep a boll weevil! No other town has such a monument but its all about Enterprise Alabama!

Thank walkinghorsechat
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Oh my goodness, you can't help but smile when you visit the Boll Weevil Monument! It's just such a cute, random little attraction, even though it has some really fascinating history behind it and is the only monument in the world dedicate to an insect....More

Thank Susel G
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