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Historic 18th century farmhouse, Hillsboro, WV.
Birthplace of Pearl S. Buck
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Pearl S. Buck Birthplace
Pearl S. Buck  Birthplace
This historic 18th-century farmhouse is the Birthplace of Pearl S. Buck (June 26, 1892)
Died: March 6, 1973 Danby, Vermont.
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This farmhouse was built by the Stulting family who emigrated from Holland to America in 1847 and the birth of Pearl Comfort Sydenstricker, well-known under her married name of Pearl S. Buck took place here in Pocahontas County Hillsboro, West Virginia on June 26, 1892. She was born to Caroline Stulting and Absalom Sydenstricke.
She was awarded the PulitzeR Prize For Literature in 1932 and the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938 she the first American woman to win these prizes. Pearl S. Buck wrote many books, her best-known The Good Earth.
Pearl S. Buck Birthplace is now a restored farmhouse turned into a museum of 1892 where guides lead you through rooms containing some of the original furniture and memorabilia.

Open May through October, closes from the end of October through May 1 every year.
Monday Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
U.S. Route 219, Hillsboro, West Virginia
Tel: 304-653-4430



 
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Historic 18th century farmhouse in a beautiful rural setting of Hillsboro, West Virginia and is near Richwood West Virginia.





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