Pennsylvania

Pearl S. Buck House

The Pearl S. Buck House tells the story of how the author and humanitarian advocated for cross-cultural understanding and promoted racial harmony. Visitors will be inspired by the life and legacy of Pearl S. Buck as they walk through the pre-1825 Pennsylvania stone farmhouse. There they will learn her life history, which began as the daughter of missionary parents in China and ended as a Pulitzer and Nobel-prize winning author. See her prizes on display, the typewriter she used for her novel The Good Earth, gifts from the Dali Lama and President Nixon, paintings from renowned artists, and more. 
 
Contact Info
Address: 520 Dublin Rd., Perkasie, PA 18944. Bucks County. Tel: 215-249-0100. Email: pearlshouse@pearlsbuck.org. Website: www.pearlsbuck.org. Hrs: Vary. 
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: 1st-College. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies.
 

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