This stately lion statue marks Alfair Lane, an unpaved road in the Berkeley County community of Jamestown. An identical lion atop a brick column sits on the other side of the road entry. The rural street was named in honor of former resident Alfair Phyall Callum, who was born in 1893 and lived through the mid-twentieth century. The memorial plaque and lions were dedicated to Alfair Callum by her family.
The plaque reads in full:
Named in honor of
ALFAIR PHYALL CALLUM
BINAH RAMSEY CALLUM
who was a freedman, patriarch, and successful
landowner in Jamestown, St. James Santee Parish
of Berkeley County, South Carolina
Lucher Kenneth “L.K.” Snider, Grandson
Wife, Evelyn Miller Snider
Children, Anita, Howard, and Constance
WITH LOVE FOR THE CALLUM FAMILY
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