Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Museum, Hillsboro

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The historic home in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains where the Nobel Prize-winning author Pearl S. Buck was born in 1892. It has been restored and refurnished and is open to the public from Memorial Day through October.

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  • This October my husband and I spent a week in West Virginia on vacation visiting the natural wonders of the state. My heart was set on seeing the Pearl Buck birthplace since I am such a fan of her... 
    This October my husband and I spent a week in West Virginia on vacation visiting the natural wonders of the state. My heart was set on seeing the Pearl Buck birthplace since I am such a fan of her...  more »
  • We were the only visitors when we arrived on a weekday morning. Our tour lasted two hours and was incredibly detailed. This might have been appropriate for dedicated fans of the famed author, but... 
    We were the only visitors when we arrived on a weekday morning. Our tour lasted two hours and was incredibly detailed. This might have been appropriate for dedicated fans of the famed author, but...  more »
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  • This is in my backyard in Greenbrier county where the Sydenstricker house used to sit. I'm assuming this was there back porch or maybe part of the foundation.
  • Very interesting. The guide was well informed. Well maintained

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