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June 21, 2023

Celebrating Beaumont Tower's 94th birthday

This story was originally posted in June 2021. It has been updated to reflect the 94 years of Beaumont Tower.

Though for many the term “campus icon” evokes images of green and white colors, The Spartan, or even Spartan Stadium, Beaumont Tower was recognized as the definitive icon of Michigan State University long before many of the symbols we know today existed. Dedicated on June 22, 1929, the bells of Beaumont Tower have inspired Spartans for 94 years, chiming gently each day and reminding us how proud we are to call Michigan State "home."

All images belong to MSU Archives and Historical Collections unless otherwise noted. Banner image by Nick Schrader.

Learn more about MSU's Tower Guard and ways to support students.

By: Kelsie Lane

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