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Alexander Campbell Mansion, Route 67, Bethany, Brooke County, WV



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B&W Photos

HB1258575
View From South

HB1258576
Detail, West Flank Of Main House

HB1258577
Detail Of 'gingerbread'

HB1258578
Transom Light, Entrance To West Parlor

HB1258579
Southwest Room, First Floor

HB1258580
Study, Looking West

HB1258581
Southeast Room, First Floor


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Item Title


Location
Route 67, Bethany, WV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS WV-212
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-15).
Building/structure dates: 172 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1836 subsequent work
National Register Number: 70000651
Significance: The Campbell Mansion and its accompanying landscape is significant not only as the home of Alexander Campbell, a guiding light in the founding of the Christian church movement, but as an important example of the vernacular architecture and landscape associated with a prosperous northwestern Virginia community leader, educator and farmer.

Subjects
Conservation & Restoration
Mansions
Landscapes


Related Names
Kangal, Mike, Field Team
Longnecker, Prof. George, Field Team
Grantz, Denise, Field Team
Boxley, Paul, Delineator
Condie, Joe, Delineator
Anderes, John, Delineator
Spyrakos, Christina, Delineator
Fuqua, Vicky, Historian
Cobb, R. Jeanne, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW FROM SOUTH
2. DETAIL, WEST FLANK OF MAIN HOUSE
3. DETAIL OF 'GINGERBREAD'
4. TRANSOM LIGHT, ENTRANCE TO WEST PARLOR
5. SOUTHWEST ROOM, FIRST FLOOR
6. STUDY, LOOKING WEST
7. SOUTHEAST ROOM, FIRST FLOOR


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