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Bethany is a city in West Virginia. It is the home of Bethany College, a private liberal arts college affiliated with the Disciples of Christ Church.

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Map of Bethany (West Virginia)

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  • The Campbell Mansion. The home to the founder of Bethany College, Alexander Campbell and is a National Historic Landmark.
  • Old Main. Located at the center of Bethany College and is also listed on The National Register of Historic Places.
  • Delta Tau Delta. Founders house.


  • Collect fossils. A little over one mile east of Bethany is a road cut alongside Route 67 where late Pennsylvanian fossils can be collected from the Monongahela Group. Only a few plant species are preserved here, but they are preserved in exquisite detail. Fossils that can be collected here include the horsetail Annularia stellata and seed fern Neuropteris scheuzeri.
  • The Bethany College Theater, +1 304 829-7124. Hosts regular presentations of the performing arts led by students.
  • Hiking trail. Located in the Parkinson Forest. The trail begins behind Pendleton Heights.


  • Chambers General Store, Main Street. An old-fashioned emporium offering everything from fanbelts to fresh vegetables, freshly-made deli sandwiches to hand-dipped ice cream cones.




  • Gresham Inn, +1 304 829-7622. Offers guests 40 rooms with phone, internet access, cable tv and more. Recreation facilities are located close to the Inn.

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