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1859
Bethany Chapter grants charters to three chapters: West Liberty, West Virginia University, and Jefferson
1861
Jefferson Chapter assumes Fraternity control and the Alpha designation.

In Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, Rhodes Sutton and Samuel Brown brave a snowstorm and nearly impassible mountain roads on horseback to be initiated at Bethany on February 22.
1869
Ohio Wesleyan chapter assumes control of the Fraternity

William H. Kirk was instrumental in keeping the Fraternity alive during this transition
1880
First alumni chapter is founded in Chicago, Illinois.
1886
The fraternity merges with the Rainbow Fraternity (founded in 1848 at the University of Mississippi)
1913
central office is established in New York City. Later, the central office is moved to Indianapolis.
1929
Distinguished Service Chapter is formed

“The Delt Creed,” written by Stewart Maclean
1977
restores the Bethany Founding House

Barry Gardner, President G. Herbert McCracken were 1st donors
2002
permanent headquarters for the Fraternity in Fishers, Indiana