In honor of Robert Ruark, I thought I would provide some details around the Robert Ruark historical marker in Southport, North Carolina – also the location of Robert Ruark bed and breakfast.

Robert Ruark Historical Marker

Robert Ruark Historical Marker

Long Description:
1915–1965. Columnist and author. His 1957 novel The Old Man and the Boy based on childhood visits with grandparents 1 block W.

Marker Name: Robert Ruark

Marker Type: City

Related Web Link:

Location: NC 211 (Howe Street) at Nash Street in Southport

N 33° 55.167 W 078° 01.196
17S E 775509 N 3757225

City: Southport

County: Brunswick

The marker is located in Southport, North Carolina, in Brunswick County. You can find it at the intersection of Howe Street (North Carolina Route 211) and Nash Street. Look for the marker on the right when traveling south on Howe Street.

Have you taken a vacation to enjoy our bed and breakfast and taken a picture at the marker? Leave a comment and e-mail us (robertruarkinn (at) the photo! We’ll post it in our next blog post!

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