Ruark fans may once again enjoy the Robert Ruark Inn, now open under new ownershp and management. This elegant Victorian bed & breakfast is located at 119 Lord Street, Southport, NC 28461. Call 910.363.4169 for reservations. You may also want to browse the Inn's website at www.RobertRuarkInn.com.
This historic inn is located in what was at one time the home of Capt. Edward Adkins, Ruark's grandfather. The inn offers the ultimate in intimate and extravagent B&B accomodations while providing you an opportunity to enjoy Southport, NC.
It was here, while Ruark was visiting his grandparents, that many of the impressions, memories and experiences with his grandfather became the basis of "The Old Man and the Boy."
A photo of the Robert Ruark Inn and a brief slide show of photos from this historical bed & breakfast in Southport can be found below. Again we recommend you view the Robert Ruark Inn website and then call to make your reservations.
Robert Ruark Inn, Southport, NC
Robert Ruark Society c/o UNC Arts & Sciences Foundation, 134 E. Franklin Street, CV # 6115 Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599
This site was re-established on July 27, 2010 and last updated on April 23, 2013