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Bethany

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Bethany was founded in 1800 when Jason Torrey laid out the town on a nine-hundred-acre tract for Philadelphia speculator Henry Drinker. It was the original seat of Wayne County but lost that role in 1841 when the economic center moved to Honesdale. As a result, Bethany's architecture is largely frozen in the middle of the nineteenth century.

Writing Credits

Author: 
George E. Thomas

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