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Tour of Pearl Buck's Home and book discussion

  • Pearl S. Buck Historic House

    520 Dublin Rd., Perkasie, PA (map)

    40.361961 -75.212753

  • Famous writer, Pearl S. Buck wrote daily in her Bucks County farmhouse in the suburbs of Philadelphia. This literary tourist site attracts writers, fans of Pearl Buck books and visitors who want to discover the legacy of a Pulitzer-prize winning writer, advocate and humanitarian. The national historic landmark home is open for guided tours which feature her Nobel and Pulitzer prizes on display; the desk where Ms. Buck penned her novel The Good Earth, gifts from luminaries like the Dali Lama and President Richard Nixon; photos of President John F. Kennedy and Eleanor Roosevelt; paintings from renowned artists, and so much more. Guided tours will inspire and educate visitors as they gain access into the personal life of Pearl Buck and her husband, Richard Walsh.
    After the tour, take a stroll through the award-winning gardens, walk the path down to her gravesite, and shop in the International Gift Shop.
    Add value to your tour of the Pearl S. Buck House by stopping in our Exhibit Gallery featuring quarterly exhibitions that educate on culture, literature and history.
    After the tour we will have a docent led book discussion on Peony by Pearl Buck. We have discounted group tickets for the guided house tour of $11 as long as 10 members go. The book discussion is an added $5. So the total is $16 a member. The tour of the house last an hour and 15 minutes and the book discussion lasts 1 hour. Please eat lunch before you arrive.

    We plan on meeting at Goldberg's bagels at 9 a.m. and carpooling from there. We can bring lunch along.

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  • Sara A.
    Event Host

    I love books and I love meeting new people and discussing ideas. Great idea to have a Jewish... more

  • Harriet M.

    Baltimorean, lover of good books.

  • Sheri C.
    Assistant Organizer

    Working mom, love Jewish literature, kibbitzing, fressing.

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