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Mary White Simmons poses in period dress on the stairway at the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace in 1974. The wife of Houston Simmons, Mary White was a member of the Marlinton Woman’s Club which was active in the restoration and opening of The Stulting House in Hillsboro where award-winning author Pearl S. Buck was born in 1892. Photo courtesy of Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Foundation, ID. PSB000194

Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at www.pocahontaspreser or If you have historical records or photographs to be scanned for the county Historical Archive contact Preservation Officer B. J. Gudmundsson at 304-799-3989 or email info@pocahontasp Prints of photographs are available.

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