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Old Bethany Church

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Title: Old Bethany Church  
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Subject: Bethany College (West Virginia), Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), National Register of Historic Places listings in Brooke County, West Virginia
Collection: Bethany College (West Virginia), Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Churches Completed in 1852, Churches in Brooke County, West Virginia, Historic American Buildings Survey in West Virginia, Historic District Contributing Properties in West Virginia, Individually Listed Contributing Properties to Historic Districts on the National Register, National Register of Historic Places in Brooke County, West Virginia, Properties of Religious Function on the National Register of Historic Places in West Virginia
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Old Bethany Church

Old Bethany Church
Front and side of the church
Old Bethany Church is located in West Virginia
Old Bethany Church
Location Main and Church Sts., Bethany, West Virginia
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1852
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 76001932[1]
Added to NRHP December 12, 1976

Old Bethany Church, also known as Old Bethany Church of Christ and Old Meetinghouse of the Bethany, is a historic Disciples of Christ church located at Main and Church Streets in Bethany, Brooke County, West Virginia. It was built in 1852, and is a two bay by five bay, brick meeting house-style building on a fieldstone and sandstone foundation. It is the second church building on this site and notable in the Disciples of Christ for its association with Alexander Campbell (1788–1866).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  2. ^ James E. Harding (March 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Old Bethany Church". State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-07-23. 

External links

  • Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) No. WV-213, "Bethany Church of Christ, Main & Church Streets, Bethany, Brooke County, WV", 2 photos, 2 data pages, 1 photo caption page

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