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The West Virginia Author Adventures Trail includes an assortment of literary figures, including writers of several classic books, two of which inspired the feature films The Good Earth and October Sky

West Virginia also has the distinction of being cited in one of the nation’s most popular country-pop songs ever — “Country Roads” by John Denver (“Almost heaven, West Virginia, Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah River…”)

Click any link below for author and place information.

A. West Virginia & Regional History Center, Morgantown
B. Gray Barker, Clarksburg
C. Pearl S. Buck, Hillsboro
D. Booker T. Washington, Charleston
E. Homer Hickam, Coalwood

Coming soon: Katherine Johnson’s landmark!

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