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Created by Benedictine monk, Brother Joseph Zoettl, of St. Bernard Abbey in Cullman, Alabama, these are some of the 125 miniature cement and stone reproductions that he created at a site now known as the Ave Maria Grotto.

The Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman Alabama was created not by Brother Joseph Zoettel, a simple man, a monk in St. Bernard Abbey praying & keeping the furnaces supplied with coal to provide power. And somehow he found another kind of power within himself, the power of creativity, wonder & love. Over the years (1912-1958 from age 34 to age 80) Brother Joseph created 125 small stone and cement structures, some of the finest folk art in Alabama and the USA. The Abbey is also a prep school…

The Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman Alabama was created not by Brother Joseph…

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Ave Maria Grotto by Brother Joseph Zoettl

Holy sites of the ? A grotto in Alabamas got em all in miniature  (One of few photos from the road VA  TX with @watchme___maemae) (at Ave Maria Grotto)

Holy sites of the ? A grotto in Alabamas got em all in miniature (One of few photos from the road VA TX with (at Ave Maria Grotto)

Admire the figurines at the Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman, Alabama.

Admire the figurines at the Ave Maria Grotto in Alabama.

Pin for Later: The Great American Summer Travel Bucket List Admire the figurines at the Ave Maria Grotto in Alabama.

Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman, Alabama. Outsider art/miniature Jerusalem. I've been several times and am always delighted.

Ave Maria Grotto by Brother Joseph Zoettl

Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman, Alabama. I've been several times and am always delighted.

Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman, Alabama. Grew up a block away from this magical place.

Ave Maria Grotto on Cullman, Alabama. A monk built the city of Jerusalem and other shrines in miniature from a huge variety of found materials.

5. St. Peter's Basilica at Ave Maria Grotto - Cullman, Alabama

Most People Are Surprised To Learn That 7 Of The World's Most Famous Landmark Replicas Are Right Here In Alabama

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