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Woodland in Lynchburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pearl S. Buck

 
 
Pearl S. Buck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
1. Pearl S. Buck Marker
Inscription.  Internationally known author and humanitarian Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (1892-1973) graduated in 1914 from Randolph-Macon Women’s College, where she wrote for the college’s literary magazine. She was the author of more than 70 books, many of which were best sellers. In 1932, Buck received the Pulitzer Prize for the widely read novel The Good Earth. In 1938 she became the first United States woman to receive the Nobel Prize for literature. At the time of Buck’s death, she was one of the most widely translated United States writers. In 1941, Buck was a founder of the East and West Association, dedicated to cultural exchange between the United States and Asia.
 
Erected 2004 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Q-6-22.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 37° 26.118′ N, 79° 10.321′ W. Marker is in Woodland in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker is on Rivermont Avenue east of Arlington Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lynchburg VA 24503, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
Rivermont Ave (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
2. Rivermont Ave (facing east)
8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Randolph-Macon Woman's College (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Safe Haven in Lynchburg: Project Y (approx. ¼ mile away); Miller-Claytor House (approx. half a mile away); Packet Boat Marshall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hull of the Packet Boat Marshall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Defense Works (approx. 0.6 miles away); Inner Defenses 1864 (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sinister Activities (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 629 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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