Prattville, Alabama: Cross Garden - Hell's Warning Label Team Field Report

W.C. Rice's Cross Garden

Autauga County Road 86, Prattville, AL
On Hwy 82, N of hwy 14. past Country Club, go up hill. On downslope, watch for a paved Autauga County Road 47/Indian Hills Rd on the left. Crosses are just ahead, on both sides of road.
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W.C. Rice's Cross Garden.

Cross Garden - Hell's Warning Label
"Hell is Hot Hot Hot." If the late W.C. Rice's stark Cross Garden folk art environment doesn't save you, there's no one to blame but yourself. Report...

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Cross Garden - Hell's Warning Label

Visited the garden today and we were pleasantly surprised to find it in decent shape. Great opportunity for photos! Bring your walking shoes and pay attention to the areas blocked off by "no trespassing" signs.

[Jenn Hadley, 06/07/2015]

Cross church.

Cross Garden - Hell's Warning Label

Still there, still weird. It's definitely grown over a lot since I last visited in 2007. It doesn't look like anyone is maintaining it at all; shrubs and trees and weeds are sprouting up everywhere. Doubt much of it will be there in a few more years, so go now if you want to see the Cross Garden!

[Jeanie, 12/30/2012]

You Will Die.

W.C. Rice's Cross Garden

Most of the warnings and crosses are still there, although much deteriorated. The church also needs some repair work, and the garbage behind it needs to be dumped. A bit overgrown, but you are still able to get a good feel for all of the work that W.C. Rice did on this site. We got a few good pictures of the church, and of the crosses from across the street. It is still worth stopping to see.

[Scott B., 12/28/2012]

Cross Garden.

Cross Garden - Hell's Warning Label

Interesting and creepy. I think due to weather and time, not as many crosses surviving and trees are sprouting up covering some of the art, but overall worth the 10 minute drive off interstate. Also, an actual cemetery in front of the house.

[Tansy Ridings, 07/16/2012]

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