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Born in Hillsboro, West Virginia to missionary parents, Pearl Buck grew up in China, but she never forgot her West Virginia roots. She received the Pulitzer Prize for her 1931 novel, The Good Earth – the first American woman ever to be awarded the honor. She was also a humanitarian and social activist who was deeply concerned about the welfare of children worldwide.

2022 Performances at Pearl S. Buck Birthplace, Hillsboro WV:

Saturday September 10th @ 2 p.m.

These events are sponsored by: The Levels Depot, Hillsboro and WV Humanities Council

Portrayed by Missy McCollam of Beverly, WV.

School performances  and other West Virginia venues may also be scheduled by emailing missy@theoldbrick.org

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