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Pearl S. Buck Birthplace

U.S. Route 219, North of Hillsboro, Hillsboro, WV 24946
+1 304-653-4430
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Great Tour! Informative, Interesting!

You will want to see the beautiful historic house where Pearl Buck was born and wrote of and learn... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2017
Catherine W
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A must see for any Pearl S Buck fan

This is a beautiful property in a very scenic area. There are two houses on the property. The... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2017
Bridgeport, West Virginia
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U.S. Route 219, North of Hillsboro, Hillsboro, WV 24946
+1 304-653-4430
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Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

You will want to see the beautiful historic house where Pearl Buck was born and wrote of and learn some of its fascinating history, and the accomplishments of Pearl and her family! It's really a grand home full of treasures from Pearl's family and another...More

Thank Catherine W
Reviewed June 21, 2017

This is a beautiful property in a very scenic area. There are two houses on the property. The Stulting house is the white house and the actual birth home. The Sydenstricker House on the left as you go in is Pearl's father's birthplace and childhood...More

1  Thank alman4869
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

I read the Good Earth and enjoyed it so much that I had to go see the house. I live not too far away so I enjoyed seeing the place for the first time and getting to know a WV legend like Pearl S. Buck.

Thank bethryan20
Reviewed August 5, 2016

My wife and I stopped today at the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace in Hillsboro, West Virginia. Hillsboro, like many towns in the mountainous part of West Virginia, is tucked into a valley. Pearl S. Buck was born in a Hillsboro home to two missionaries who...More

2  Thank Gary S
Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

We just happened to see the sign for this attraction. We know of Pearl Buck because she attended college in our home town. The tour was magnificent and packed with a great deal of admiration from our guide. This tour is great for those who...More

1  Thank William B
Reviewed October 3, 2015

Although I haven't read any of Pearl Buck's books, the person I was with did and so we called ahead for a tour. It definitely was work the time, as the docent we had was incredibly enthusiastic and informative. Every inch of the house is...More

1  Thank Esther I
Reviewed September 7, 2015

Lots of history, antiques, and a deep understanding of a renowned American writer and her times. Beautiful countryside surroundings. Well-versed guides. If you have less than an hour, ask the guide for the quick tour.

Thank No-Central
Reviewed July 4, 2015

If you are in the area of Hillsboro, WV, it is well worth your time to visit the Pearl S. Buck birthplace. First of all, the area surrounding this stately old home is beautiful; tall majestic mountains as a backdrop and large, green fields surrounding...More

Thank wv_travelersX3
Reviewed June 23, 2015

If you are in the area, this is worth a stop. Knowledgeable staffer will take you through the house (actually two houses to visit), give you a history not only of the house but also of Pearl Buck and her family.

Thank James C
Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you are a Pearl Buck fan, this place is for you, although she only lived here from birth to three months of age--not counting visits back here from China! The docent who conducted our tour of the home, which was really Pearl Buck's mother's...More

1  Thank Earl D
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