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Hilltown Township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pearl S. Buck (1892 - 1973)

Green Hills Farm

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
1. Pearl S. Buck Marker
Inscription.  Author of over 300 books and other published works, she strove for better understanding between peoples. Her novel "The Good Earth" was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1932. Her "epic portrayals of Chinese farm life" helped win her the Nobel Prize in literature in 1938. Following her many years in China, she lived after 1934 here at Green Hills Farm. It later became home to The Pearl S. Buck Foundation.
 
Erected 1995 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicWomen. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1932.
 
Location. 40° 21.488′ N, 75° 12.989′ W. Marker is in Hilltown Township, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on Dublin Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 520 Dublin Rd, Perkasie PA 18944, 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. Pearl S. Buck (approx. 0.2 miles away); Former U.S. Post Office (approx. 1.2
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By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
2. Pearl S. Buck Marker
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miles away); Dublin Honor Roll (approx. 1.2 miles away); Layle Lane (1893 - 1976), educator, social activist, humanitarian and political leader (approx. 3˝ miles away); Army (approx. 4.1 miles away); Marines (approx. 4.1 miles away); Navy (approx. 4.1 miles away); Air Force (approx. 4.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Pearl S. Buck House & Historic Site. (Submitted on July 28, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. MarkerQuest - Pearl S. Buck. Further information and links related to the life, home, and work of Pearl S. Buck. (Submitted on August 14, 2019, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Pearl S. Buck Preserved Open Space image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
3. Pearl S. Buck Preserved Open Space
Pearl S. Buck International-sign at entrance image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
4. Pearl S. Buck International-sign at entrance
Opening doors to the world
Pearl S. Buck Farm House image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
5. Pearl S. Buck Farm House
Pearl S. Buck House-National Historic Landmark 1980 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
6. Pearl S. Buck House-National Historic Landmark 1980
Pearl S. Buck-back yard of the house image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
7. Pearl S. Buck-back yard of the house
Pearl S. Buck-Farm Barn image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
8. Pearl S. Buck-Farm Barn
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on July 27, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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