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Bethany in Brooke County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Campbell Cemetery
 
Campbell Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 22, 2009
1. Campbell Cemetery Marker
 
Inscription. Here are buried the Campbell family; the first missionaries, other prominent leaders in the Disciples Movement, presidents and distinguished teachers of Bethany College. The seven foot hand hewed stonewall is a unique feature of Cemetery.
 
Erected 1963 by Bethany College and West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 40° 12.437′ N, 80° 32.914′ W. Marker is in Bethany, West Virginia, in Brooke County. Marker is on Main Street (West Virginia Route 67), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is about 100 feet east of intersection with Peace Point Road, east of Bethany. Marker is in this post office area: Bethany WV 26032, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alexander Campbell (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Campbell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Archibald McLean (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bethany Church of Christ (approx. 0.3 miles away); Delta Tau Delta Birthplace (approx. half a mile away); Bethany Turnpike Tunnels (approx. 3.5 miles away); West Liberty (approx. 3.7 miles away); Independence Community Honor Roll (approx. 3.9 miles away in Pennsylvania). Click for a list of all markers in Bethany.
 
Campbell Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 22, 2009
2. Campbell Cemetery Marker
Looking east along WV Route 67. Alexander Campbell historical marker can be seen at distant left along fence line across street.
 
 
Alexander Campbell Tombstone Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 22, 2009
3. Alexander Campbell Tombstone
Founder of Bethany College.
 
 
W. K. Pendleton Tombstone Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 22, 2009
4. W. K. Pendleton Tombstone
Second president of Bethany College.
 
 
Archibald McLean Tombstone Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 22, 2009
5. Archibald McLean Tombstone
Fourth president of Bethany College.
 
 
Campbell Cemetery View Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 22, 2009
6. Campbell Cemetery View
Photo taken from stone wall entry.
 
 
Campbell Cemetery and Stone Wall Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 22, 2009
7. Campbell Cemetery and Stone Wall
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,121 times since then. Last updated on July 19, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 14, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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