Audra  Audra State Park in Buckhannon is a West Virginia favorite. Swimming is allowed in the Middle Fork River, where a pool carved from th...

Audra Audra State Park in Buckhannon is a West Virginia favorite. Swimming is allowed in the Middle Fork River, where a pool carved from th...

Organ Cave in Greenbrier County is the largest cave system in the state. It’s a registered National Natural Landmark. It’s also a historic place, because it was there that Confederate Soldiers hid from the Yankees for three winters during the Civil War.

Organ Cave in Greenbrier County is the largest cave system in the state. It’s a registered National Natural Landmark. It’s also a historic place, because it was there that Confederate Soldiers hid from the Yankees for three winters during the Civil War.

Snowshoe Mountain, WV - deer walk up to your balcony every day looking for apples and carrots.  Fun family times...

Snowshoe Mountain, WV - deer walk up to your balcony every day looking for apples and carrots. Fun family times...

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia National Historical Park- View from Maryland Heights

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia National Historical Park- View from Maryland Heights

Pearl Buck (1892-1973), writer, civil rights activist, winner 1938 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born Hillsboro, West Virginia to missionary parents. Taken to China at 3 months old. Graduated Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, VA, Phi Beta Kappa, 1914. Masters from Cornell University in 1925. In 1949, outraged that existing adoption services considered Asian and mixed-race children unadoptable, Buck established Welcome House, Inc., the first international, interracial adoption agency.

Pearl Buck (1892-1973), writer, civil rights activist, winner 1938 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born Hillsboro, West Virginia to missionary parents. Taken to China at 3 months old. Graduated Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, VA, Phi Beta Kappa, 1914. Masters from Cornell University in 1925. In 1949, outraged that existing adoption services considered Asian and mixed-race children unadoptable, Buck established Welcome House, Inc., the first international, interracial adoption agency.

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