Hillsboro in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Birthplace of Pearl S. Buck
Erected 1974 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
Location. 38° 8.461′ N, 80° 12.236′ W. Marker is in Hillsboro, West Virginia, in Pocahontas County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 219), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located in front of the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace historic site. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsboro WV 24946, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Yankee Army Camp (here, next to this marker); Union Camp (a few steps from this marker); Hillsboro (approx. ¼ mile away); Mill Point (approx. 1.7 miles away); William L. "Mudwall" Jackson (approx. 2.4 miles away); 3rd West Virginia Mounted Infantry 22nd Virginia Infantry (approx. 3.8 miles away); Chapman’s, Jackson’s, and Lurty’s Virginia Batteries (approx. 3.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hillsboro.
Also see . . .
1. Pearl S. Buck Birthplace. (Submitted on August 7, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Pearl S. Buck Birthplace. County web site. (Submitted on August 7, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. Pearl S. Buck. Brief biography. Buck is best known for the way her writings shaped American views of Chinese culture. (Submitted on August 7, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music •
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