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Todd M. Beamer Center - Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn
N 41° 52.110 W 088° 05.848
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Quick Description: The Todd M. Beamer Center is named for one of the heroes of United Flight 93, and in memory of two other Wheaton alumni who died in the terror attacks on September 11, 2001.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 6/24/2008 6:39:03 AM
Waymark Code: WM41JQ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member mtn-man
Views: 79

Long Description:
Todd Beamer, who resided in Cranbury, New Jersey, was an account manager for the Oracle Corporation. He died at age 32 in the September 11, 2001 attacks on board United Airlines Flight 93. He was an alumni of Wheaton College.

His words, "Let's roll," are inscribed on a wall sculpture at the south entrance to the student center.

The Todd M. Beamer Center houses Anderson Commons, the main campus dining facility. The Coray Events Center provides a venue for banquets, concerts, lectures and conferences. Other features of the Todd M. Beamer Center include The Gold Star Chapel, The Stupe Grill (snack bar), The Stupe coffee shop, a convenience store, and the college post office. Offices for Student Government, student publications, Student Activities, outreach ministries, and the Chaplain's office are also located in the facility.
Date of Dedication: 10/01/2004

Name of organization that built the memorial: Wheaton College

Private or Public Monument?: Private

Text on the memorial:
Todd M. Beamer Student Center -------------- Anderson Commons Coray Alumni Gymnasium Soderquist Plaza

Physical address of memorial:
501 College Avenue
Wheaton, IL USA

Website for more information: [Web Link]

Additional coordinates: Not Listed

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