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WEST VIRGINIA - Brooke County - Historic Districts

Bethany Historic District
(added 1982 - Brooke County - #82004311)
Also known as See Also:Campbell,Alexander Mansion;Delta Tau Delta Founders
WV 67 , Bethany
(2550 acres, 111 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Federal, Late Victorian
Historic Person: Campbell,Alexander
Significant Year: 1840
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Religion
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: College, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education
Current Sub-function: College, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Vancroft
(added 1986 - Brooke County - #86002885)
Also known as Mt. St. George Historic District
Brinker Rd. , Wellsburg
(590 acres, 10 buildings, 1 structure, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Alden & Harlow
Architectural Style: Shingle Style
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture, Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Health Care
Current Sub-function: Sanatorium

Wellsburg Historic District
(added 1982 - Brooke County - #82004312)
Also known as See Also:Miller's Tavern;Wellsburg Wharf
WV 2 , Wellsburg
(2460 acres, 693 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Federal, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Transportation, Exploration/Settlement, Industry, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling, Water-Related
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling




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