Bethany Historic District
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Bethany Historic District
Bethany Historic District
Downtown Bethany, West Virginia.jpg
Downtown Bethany, West Virginia, April 2011
Bethany Historic District is located in West Virginia
Bethany Historic District
Bethany Historic District is located in the United States
Bethany Historic District
Locationroughly bounded by West Virginia Route 67/Main Street, Pendelton, Richardson, Cramblett, and Roosevelt, Bethany, West Virginia
Coordinates40°12?22?N 80°33?16?W / 40.20611°N 80.55444°W / 40.20611; -80.55444Coordinates: 40°12?22?N 80°33?16?W / 40.20611°N 80.55444°W / 40.20611; -80.55444
Area255 acres (103 ha)
Architectural styleLate Victorian, Gothic Revival, Federal
NRHP reference #82004311 [1]
Added to NRHPApril 1, 1982

Bethany Historic District is a national historic district located at Bethany, Brooke County, West Virginia. It encompasses 111 contributing buildings on the campus of Bethany College, the central business district, and surrounding residential areas in Bethany. Notable buildings include the Gothic Revival-style Irvin Gymnasium at Bethany College (c. 1918), Point Breeze Mansion (c. 1880), Old Opera House (c. 1870), Chambers General Store (c. 1900), and the Federal-style Hibernia Hall (c. 1830). Also in the district are a number of residences in popular architectural styles including Late Victorian. Located within the district are the separately listed Alexander Campbell Mansion, Delta Tau Delta Founders House, Old Bethany Church, Old Main, and Pendleton Heights.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Henry J. Browne (September 1981). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Bethany Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved .

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