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Southport in Brunswick County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Robert Ruark

 
 
Robert Ruark Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
1. Robert Ruark Marker
Inscription. 1915–1965. Columnist and author. His 1957 novel The Old Man and the Boy based on childhood visits with grandparents 1 block W.
 
Erected 1991 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number D-93.)
 
Location. 33° 55.167′ N, 78° 1.196′ W. Marker is in Southport, North Carolina, in Brunswick County. Marker is at the intersection of Howe Street (State Highway 211) and Nash Street, on the right when traveling south on Howe Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Southport NC 28461, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert C. Ruark (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Southport’s First Fire Alarm (about 400 feet away); Franklin Square (about 500 feet away); Indian Trail Tree (about 600 feet away); Mrs. Jessie Stevens Taylor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Catalino Tingzon (approx. 0.2 miles away); (Map of the First 100 Lots) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Johnston (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southport.
 
Also see . . .  Robert Ruark (1915–1965). North Carolina Writers’ Network Literary Hall of Fame 2000 Inductee biography.
Robert Ruark Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
2. Robert Ruark Marker
Includes photo, excerpt from the Old Man and the Boy, bibliography. (Submitted on January 17, 2008.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Robert C. Ruark House image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
3. Robert C. Ruark House
On Lord Street, corner of Nash.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 17, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,894 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 17, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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