Alexander Campbell Museum

Bethany

(615) 327-1444

The Campbell Home, home to Bethany College founder Alexander Campbell, was built between 1795 and 1840. Guests in the Campbell home included Jefferson Davis, future president of the Confederacy; James A. Garfield, trustee of Bethany College and future president of the United States; and Judge Jeremiah Black, U.S. attorney general under President James Buchanan. “Strangers Hall,” with its 19th century French scenic wallpaper, Campbell’s hexagonal brick study, a schoolroom, and gardens still welcome guests today. The Campbell Mansion was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 and registered as a National Historic Landmark in 1994.

Admission: $4 Adults/$2 Children. There is no charge for unguided tours of the Campbell Cemetery, Old Main and the Old Meeting House.

* Adults and children ages 6-17; children ages 0 to 5 are free *

Please contact Historic Bethany to arrange a tour.

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