Caterpillar Garden - I-24 WB Rest Area - Marion County, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 35° 01.580 W 085° 33.476
16S E 631553 N 3876913
Quick Description: Only follows, butterflies must lay the eggs, and they eventually become butterflies again....
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 8/29/2019 7:32:16 AM
Waymark Code: WM1174D
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:

County of garden: Marion County
Location of garden: I-24, Milemarker 160, WB Welcome Center, Marion County
Statue Artist: William Ralston, sculptor
Sponsored by: Service Merchandising Company, Inc.; Tennessee Arts Commission; Tennessee Department of Transportation; Tennessee Department of Tourist Development

Around the caterpillar sculpture is a caterpillar garden. This garden is designed to provide the necessary plants for protection and food for the caterpillars.
Now, though not stated, only common sense knows, that caterpillars become butterflies. Using that logic, this can be called a butterfly garden....

Text on plaque: This sculpture, which begins your cultural experience in Tennessee, is a project of the Tennessee Arts Commission, and was made possible by services and funds provided by: [companies listed above as sponsors]

Address: I-24, Milemarker 160, WB Welcome Center, Marion Count

Types of Flora: Milkweed, Clover, Nasturtium, and Dogwood

Parking?: Not Listed

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