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Suffolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Ruritan Club

 
 
First Ruritan Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
1. First Ruritan Club Marker
Inscription. The first Ruritan Club was founded here in Holland, Va., on May 21, 1928. Ruritan is an organization of rural leaders striving through community service, fellowship and good will to make the rural community a better place in which to live.
 
Erected 1959 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number U-127.)
 
Location. 36° 40.883′ N, 76° 46.819′ W. Marker is in Suffolk, Virginia. Marker is on Holland Road (Business U.S. 58) near Ruritan Blvd, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Suffolk VA 23437, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nansemond County Training School (approx. 2.9 miles away); Mount Sinai Baptist Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Camp Manufacturing Company (approx. 7.6 miles away); Blackwater Line - Franklin (approx. 7.6 miles away); Battle of Franklin (approx. 7.7 miles away); The Blackwater Line (approx. 7.7 miles away); Confederate Commissary Center (approx. 7.7 miles away); The Barretts: A Franklin Pioneer Family (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suffolk.
 
Also see . . .
1. Holland Ruritan Club History
First Ruritan Club Marker, looking west at Business US 58 and Ruritan Blvd intersection image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
2. First Ruritan Club Marker, looking west at Business US 58 and Ruritan Blvd intersection
. (Submitted on October 21, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Ruritan from Wikipedia. ... a service club located in small towns and rural areas in the United States. (Submitted on October 21, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
First Ruritan Club Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
3. First Ruritan Club Memorial
" Near this monument was founded the first Ruritan Club May 21, 1928 Holland Virginia "
First Ruritan Club Marker and Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
4. First Ruritan Club Marker and Memorial
First Ruritan Club Marker, looking back east along US 58, Holland Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 15, 2011
5. First Ruritan Club Marker, looking back east along US 58, Holland Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 28, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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