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Myrtle Beach in Horry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Justin W. Plyler Boardwalk Park

 
 
Justin W. Plyler Boardwalk Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 1, 2017
1. Justin W. Plyler Boardwalk Park Marker
Inscription.
Justin W. Plyler
Boardwalk Park
Dedicated during the Sun Fun Festival,
June 3, 2005
Justin Whitaker Plyler was an early visionary who loved Myrtle Beach and saw what it could become. In the 1940s, he dreamed of a reasonably priced destination that was so much fun people would want to visit again and again. That dream became reality.

Mr. Plyler served his country in World War II and owned and operated several Myrtle Beach businesses. In 1946, he founded his most famous contribution, the Gay Dolphin Gift Shop, full of memories and souvenirs. To this day, millions of visitors enjoy Myrtle Beach year after year, just as he envisioned.
 
Erected 2005.
 
Location. 33° 41.618′ N, 78° 52.669′ W. Marker is in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in Horry County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Ocean Boulevard and 10th Ave. N., on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located in Plyler Park. Marker is in this post office area: Myrtle Beach SC 29577, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site Of The Seaside Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Grand Strand (within shouting distance of this marker); Hurricane Hugo
Justin W. Plyler Boardwalk Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 1, 2017
2. Justin W. Plyler Boardwalk Park Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hurricane Hazel (about 400 feet away); Salt Works (about 600 feet away); Marine Amphibious Assault (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Hurricane Hazel (about 700 feet away); The King’s Highway (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Myrtle Beach.
 
Also see . . .
1. Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. (Submitted on January 4, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Gay Dolphin Gift Cove on Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 4, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 275 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on January 4, 2017.
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