“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Bethany, West Virginia

Clickable Map of Brooke County, West Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Brooke County, WV (43) Hancock County, WV (28) Ohio County, WV (168) Jefferson County, OH (94) Washington County, PA (312)  BrookeCounty(43) Brooke County (43)  HancockCounty(28) Hancock County (28)  OhioCounty(168) Ohio County (168)  JeffersonCountyOhio(94) Jefferson County (94)  WashingtonCountyPennsylvania(312) Washington County (312)
Wellsburg is the county seat for Brooke County
Bethany is in Brooke County
      Brooke County (43)  
      Hancock County (28)  
      Ohio County (168)  
      Jefferson County, Ohio (94)  
      Washington County, Pennsylvania (312)  
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1West Virginia (Brooke County), Bethany — Alexander Campbell
Here lived the leading influence in America's largest indigenous religious movement, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), and founder of Bethany College. Built in four periods: the John Brown Mansion, completed in 1793; Buffalo Seminary, in 1819; . . . Map (db m20826) HM
2West Virginia (Brooke County), Bethany — Archibald McLean
Born in Prince Edward Island, Canada, September 4, 1849 Died December 15, 1920 Fourth President of Bethany College For thirty-nine years Chief Executive of the Foreign Christian Missionary Society Every missionary sent to . . . Map (db m20836) HM
3West Virginia (Brooke County), Bethany — Bethany / Bethany College
Bethany Here Scots-Irish Alexander Campbell founded a religious movement which he called the Disciples of Christ. In this place Amos Dolbear perfected parts of the telephone, and longtime Speaker of the House "Champ" Clark, Supreme Court . . . Map (db m79899) HM
4West Virginia (Brooke County), Bethany — Bethany / Rice's Fort
Bethany Bethany College, established here in 1840, oldest school of college rank in State. The home and the study of Alexander Campbell, founder, are here. Prof. A. E. Dolbear here perfected parts of the telephone, which Bell used. . . . Map (db m79900) HM
5West Virginia (Brooke County), Bethany — Bethany Church of Christ
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 . . . Map (db m20830) HM
6West Virginia (Brooke County), Bethany — Campbell Cemetery
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.Map (db m20963) HM
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7West Virginia (Brooke County), Bethany — Delta Tau Delta Birthplace
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 . . . Map (db m20849) HM
8West Virginia (Brooke County), Bethany — Renner Union - Bethany HouseDedicated to R. Richard Renner, M.D. '17 and Jennie Steindorf Renner '22
A major grant from the Renner Foundation, which was matched by alumni gifts, made possible, in 1970, the complete remodeling of Bethany House built in 1948. Henry Clay and James A. Garfield were among the notable guest at the first Bethany House . . . Map (db m79901) HM
9West Virginia (Brooke County), Bethany — Thomas CampbellFather of Alexander & Archibald W. Campbell
Born in County Down, Ireland, Feb. 1, 1763, and died at the residence of his son Alexander, Jan. 4, 1851, aged 91 years, 11 mthns, five days. Many years a minister of the Secession Presbyterian Church in Ireland and Scotland. In the United States . . . Map (db m20835) HM
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Sep. 29, 2022