A College That Reveres Reagan Will Mark the Fall of the Berlin Wall

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Eureka College

A portion of the Berlin Wall rests in the Ronald Reagan Peace Garden at Eureka College, his alma mater.

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Eureka College

A portion of the Berlin Wall rests in the Ronald Reagan Peace Garden at Eureka College, his alma mater.

There are institutions that are merely proud of their famous graduates, and then there's Eureka College and Ronald W. Reagan.

The former U.S. president's alma mater, a small liberal-arts college in central Illinois, has a Reagan society, a Reagan museum, and a Reagan Physical Education Center. An annotated map on the college's Web site notes where Mr. Reagan gave his first public speech (the Chapel, 1928) and where he competed on the swim team (Pritchard Hall).

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