Hillsboro in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Birthplace of Pearl S. Buck
Erected 1974 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Women. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
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. Located in front of the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace historic site. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsboro WV 24946, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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); Anna Wallace (approx. 1.7 miles away); William L. "Mudwall" Jackson (approx. 2.4 miles away); 3rd West Virginia Mounted Infantry (approx. 3.7 miles away); 22nd Virginia Infantry (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 627 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 7, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on March 10, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.