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The small town of West Branch is best known, by the few who have heard of it, as the birthplace of the 31st President of the United States Herbert Hoover. The main photo for this page is the house he was born in.
Hoover was raised in a community dominated by the "Religious Society of Friends" also known as Quakers. This upbrining strongly influenced Hoover the rest of his life and caused him to adopt the principles of hard work, honesty, simplicity and genorosity.
There are several buildings in West Bank, not related to Hoover, that are of historical and architectural interest.
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