Ruff Cobb House

The Ruff Cobb House was built ca. 1850 by Dr. Pressley Bolar Ruff, a distinguished Newberry physician. Dr. Ruff was born in Newberry county and spent most of his life there. Dr. Ruff graduated from the South Carolina Medical College (now MUSC) in 1832. Dr. Ruff outlived both of his wives and all of his children. The home was purchased by the Cobb family in 1898 and was lived in by the family until 1998. The Cobb family donated the house to Preserve South Carolina. You can purchase the home from or donate to Preserve South Carolina at

Location: Newberry, South Carolina

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