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Bethany in Brooke County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Bethany Church of Christ

 
 
Bethany Church of Christ Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 22, 2009
1. Bethany Church of Christ Marker
Inscription.  Bethany Church of Christ, the oldest church building in Bethany, was built in 1852 according to plans drawn by Alexander Campbell, founder of Bethany College and leader in the Disciples Movement. Its foundation is built of stone from the original church erected on this site in 1832. Bethany Church was organized as a separate congregation in 1829. Campbell was pastor for many years, while serving as president of Bethany College.
 
Erected 1972 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
 
Location. 40° 12.384′ N, 80° 33.259′ W. Marker is in Bethany, West Virginia, in Brooke County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bethany WV 26032, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
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. Delta Tau Delta Birthplace (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bethany / Rice's Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Renner Union - Bethany House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Campbell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Archibald McLean (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bethany / Bethany College (approx. 0.6 miles away); POW★MIA Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); Bethany Turnpike Tunnels (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethany.
 
Bethany Church of Christ and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 22, 2009
2. Bethany Church of Christ and Marker
Alexander Campbell Tombstone in Nearby Campbell Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 22, 2009
3. Alexander Campbell Tombstone in Nearby Campbell Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,170 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 14, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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