Beckham Grove

Campus: Druid Hills in Atlanta

Namesake: The Beckham family

Date: Named in 2000

Purpose: Green space

A quiet green space is named in honor of the long Emory legacy of the Beckham family, whose first Emory connection was through Robert Young Beckham, an Emory College student after the Civil War.

Other family members with Emory connections include Walter Beckham Jr., a 1999 Emory Medal recipient, and Walter Beckham III, a member of the DVS Senior Society.