DescriptionFounded by brothers Jesse and Warren Wheaton, Wheaton is the home of Wheaton College, established in 1860. The college, railroad right-of-way and courthouse were given to the town by the founding fathers. About 24 religious publishers and organizations are headquartered in Wheaton.
Such celebrated citizens as U.S. Steel Corp. co-founder Elbert H. Gary, the Rev. Billy Graham, football legend Harold “Red” Grange and newspaper magnate Col. Robert R. McCormick are the subjects of exhibits, mural displays and films at the DuPage Heritage Gallery/Red Grange Archives, 421 N. County Farm Rd.; phone (630) 682-7000.
Visitor InfoWheaton Chamber of Commerce 108 E. Wesley St. WHEATON, IL 60187. Phone:(630)668-6464
Things to SeeBilly Graham Center Museum