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Bethany in Brooke County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Delta Tau Delta Birthplace

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 22, 2009
1. Delta Tau Delta Birthplace Marker
Inscription. In this house, 8 Bethany College Students - William Cunningham, John Johnson, Alexander Earle, Richard Alfred, Eugene Tarr, Henry Bell, John Hunt and Jacob Lowe - Met in 1858 and founded Delta Tau Delta. This social fraternity soon spread across the American Continent. In 1977, plans were completed for the restoration of this structure to its original condition.
 
Erected 1978 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 40° 12.317′ N, 80° 33.427′ 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. Touch for map. Marker is about 150 feet east of College Street. Marker is in this post office area: Bethany WV 26032, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bethany / Rice's Fort (within shouting distance of this marker); Renner Union - Bethany House (within shouting distance of this marker); Bethany Church of Christ (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bethany / Bethany College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Campbell Cemetery (was approx. half a mile away but has
Delta Tau Delta Birthplace and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 22, 2009
2. Delta Tau Delta Birthplace and Marker
been reported missing. ); Alexander Campbell (approx. half a mile away); Thomas Campbell (approx. half a mile away); Archibald McLean (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethany.
 
Categories. EducationFraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
Delta Tau Delta Birthplace image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 22, 2009
3. Delta Tau Delta Birthplace
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 15, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,081 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 15, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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