Northport, Alabama: Patriotic Jesus in a Glass Box

A full-size Jesus statue stands inside a glass-sided box next to a busy highway.

Address:
19858 Highway 43 North, Northport, AL
Directions:
About 20 miles north of downtown Northport, on the southbound side of US Hwy 43, between mileposts 217 and 216, at the intersection of Fondren Rd. Private property; please be respectful.
Admission:
Free
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Jesus in a Glass Box.

Jesus in a Glass Box

The statue was carved from a cypress log in 1999 by the late Willie Logan. It's a representation of the 23rd Psalm ("The Good Shepherd"), which was the favorite Bible passage of Pearlie Mae Williamson. Her son, Johnny Williamson, came up with the idea as a tribute to his deceased mother.

[Becky Williamson-Martin, 08/10/2016]
Good Shepherd Statue: Christ Behind Glass

A 6.5-foot-tall statue of The Good Shepherd with his sheep. This is in my yard. Visitors are welcome to visit and take pictures. Be sure to pick up a flyer which gives all the facts around the inspiration and erection of this community icon.

[Benny Martin, 08/09/2016]
Jesus in a Glass Box

On US Hwy 43 (on the right, going south) is a large glass box with a large Jesus figure inside. You can see it as you drive by.

[Sandra, 08/13/2015]

It appears to be a front lawn shrine: Jesus, a lamb, and an American flag. Sept. 2020: Photo added.


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