National Historic Landmark -- Bethany, West Virginia -- Brooke County
The Alexander Campbell Mansion is the farmstead of one of the most complex and influential American thinkers of the early 18th century. Campbell was the first farmer in the nation to raise Marino sheep. He championed education and advocated for women and blacks to have access to learning as a path to emancipation. He donated land and money for Bethany College, which he founded in 1840. He is best known for his contribution to the Christian Reform Movement. Along with Campbell's home, the property includes a separate hexagonal study, a schoolhouse, a smokehouse, and the family cemetery where he is entered. The mansion was built in four stages from 1790 through 1840.
Bethany College, Campbell Mansion
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