Boll Weevil Monument, Enterprise, Alabama


Stock #: 752583
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Enterprise
State: Alabama (AL)
County: Dale,Coffee
Publisher: Lurie News Agency
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Unveiled Dec. II, 1919. The only monument in the world glorifying a pest-the only record of a pest making a county one of the richest in the state from its production of peanuts and livestock. But for the devastation of the boll weevil over a period of many years Enterprise might never have been the "peanut Capitol of the World" and the "Friendliest and the fastest growing town in the Wiregrass."
Curt Teich & Co., Inc.

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