Port Royal, South Carolina: Zephyr: Former Mother of Rubber Trees

An odd civic mascot whose mane-like hair is made from recycled tires.
Address:
Ribaut Rd, Port Royal, SC
Directions:
On Hwy 802/281/Ribaut Rd at the intersection of Paris Ave., which is about a mile south of the intersection of US 21. Reportedly easier to see driving north than south.
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Port Royal's Rubber-Headed Landmark

"Zephyr" is a 15-foot tall statue of a woman in a bronze dress, with wild hair made from recycled rubber tires. This Cowardly Lion Amazon was erected on December 1, 2007, specifically as a landmark for potential shoppers to notice the turnoff to downtown Port Royal, South Carolina.

... [12/16/2007] Complete News Story

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